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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon layardii (Gray, 1865) 
AphiaID: 231429

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon Gervais, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolichodon layardii Gray, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon floweri Haast, 1876 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon guentheri Krefft, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon layardi Flower, 1878 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon longirostris Gray, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon thomsoni Ogilby, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphius layardii Gray, 1865 (basionym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1865). Notes on the whales of the Cape; by E. L. Layard, Esq., of Cape-Town, Corr. Memb. with descriptions of two new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, April 11, 1865:357--359. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLayard-snoetwalvis  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLayardspitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorstrap-toothed whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstrap-toothed beaked whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLayard's beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de LayardChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de Layard  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de Layard  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de LayardChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin picudo de LayardChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena de diente plano  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctica [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWorld Oceans [details]
From other sources
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat cool temperate in Southern Hemisphere, oceanic [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype "Name based on the drawings of a skull in the collection of the South African Museum, Capetown, submitted to Gray, by Mr. E. Layard; type skull presented 1869 by trustees of South African Museum to British Museum [Natural History], no. 69.4.5.2" (Hershkovitz, 1966). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, probably off the Cape of Good Hope. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 27)
Van Beneden & Gerv...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231429
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-05-17 09:54:26Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2007-12-24 20:10:49Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Mesoplodon layardii (Gray, 1865). In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=231429 on 2014-09-20
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