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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipotes vexillifer Miller, 1918 
AphiaID: 254962

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 editorLipotidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipotes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipotes Miller, 1918
Sources  original description Miller, G. S., Jr. (1918). A new river dolphin from China. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 68(9):1--12, 13 pl. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Chinese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpei chiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorchihChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbai ji  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYangtze river dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorwhite flag dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChinese river dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChinese lake dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaiji  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin fluviatile de ChineChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin du Yang-TseChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin d'eau douce de Chine  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChinesische Flussdelphin  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYousuko-kawa-iruka  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho chinês  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplatanista del Yangtze  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarineBio.org 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (42 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (285 nucleotides; 226 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 Male, skull and cervical vertebrae in U.S. National Museum of Nataural History, Washington DC, U.S.A., no. 218293, colllected Feb. 18, 1916, by Charles M. Hoy. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) (CR (PE)) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Tungting Lake, Hunan, China [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution East Asia, in Yangtze River and lakes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorExtinction possibly extinct [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254962
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Lipotes vexillifer Miller, 1918. 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=254962 on 2014-09-20
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