WoRMS taxon details

Lipotes vexillifer Miller, 1918

254962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254962)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Miller, G. S., Jr. (1918). A new river dolphin from China. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 68(9):1--12, 13 pl. [details]   
Note Tungting Lake, Hunan, China  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Tungting Lake, Hunan, China [details]
Distribution East Asia, in Yangtze River and lakes  
Distribution East Asia, in Yangtze River and lakes [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Lipotes vexillifer Miller, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254962 on 2018-09-22
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2007-12-22 19:25:59Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Miller, G. S., Jr. (1918). A new river dolphin from China. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 68(9):1--12, 13 pl. [details]   

basis of record Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brownell, R. L., Jr. and E. S. Herald. (1972). Lipotes vexillifer. Mammalian Species 10:1--4. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Holotype 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]

IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) (CR (PE)) [details]

Type locality Tungting Lake, Hunan, China [details]

From other sources
Distribution East Asia, in Yangtze River and lakes [details]

Extinction possibly extinct [details]
 

LanguageName 
Chinese pei chichihbai ji  [details]
English Yangtze river dolphinwhite flag dolphinChinese river dolphinChinese lake dolphinbaiji  [details]
French dauphin fluviatile de Chinedauphin du Yang-Tsedauphin d'eau douce de Chine  [details]
German Chinesische Flussdelphin  [details]
Japanese Yousuko-kawa-iruka  [details]
Portuguese golfinho chinês  [details]
Spanish platanista del Yangtze  [details]