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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) 
AphiaID: 231434

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 editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus Gray, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClymenia obscura Gray, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Grampus) obscurus Gray, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Tursio) obscurus Burmeister, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus breviceps Wagner, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus fitzroyi Waterhouse, 1838 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus obscurus Gray, 1828 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus superciliosus Lesson & Garnot, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectra breviceps Gray, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus breviceps Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus clanculus Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus fitzroy Bini, 1951 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus fitzroyi Flower, 1885 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLissodelphis panope Trouessart, 1904 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocaena fitzroyi Philippi, 1893 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus obscurus Flower, 1885 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus petersii Lutken, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTursio obscurus Gray, 1866 (synonym for part of Lagenorhynchus obscurus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTursio panope Perez Canto, 1896 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica Part 1.
page(s): 2, pl.2, fig.2 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaaldolfyn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordusky dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbeakless dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin sombreChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin obscur  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín obscuroChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin de Fitzroy  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus obscurus fitzroyi (Waterhouse, 1838)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus obscurus obscurus (Gray, 1828)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWorld Oceans [details]
From other sources
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (47 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (261 nucleotides; 156 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Stuffed skin and skull in British Museum (Natural History), London, no. 41.1733 [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Southern Ocean" [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal and over continental shelf and slope. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus)
Dusky dolphins (Lageno...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231434
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-05-17 09:54:26Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  changed  Perrin, William
2009-04-03 15:24:11Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828). 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=231434 on 2014-08-22
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