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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892) 
AphiaID: 254970

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 editorSousa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa Gray, 1866
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia teuszi Hershkovitz, 1966 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia teuszii Kükenthal, 1892 (basionym)
Sources  original description Kükenthal, W. (1892). Sotalia teuszii n. sp., ein pflanzenfresender (?) Delphin aus Kamerun. Zoologischer Jarhbuch Syst. 6:442—446. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic hump-backed dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic humpback dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin à bosse de l'Atlantique  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvakarų Afrikos delfinas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΥβοδέλφινο του Ατλαντικού  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantski beli delfin  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín jorobado del Atlántico  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarineBio.org 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 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 editorDistribution East Atlantic coast, from Western Sahara to Angola [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In estuarine and coastal waters [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype "Skull, presumably in the Jena Natural History Museum [Germany]; presented by Edward Tëusz." (Hershkovitz, 1966). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Vulnerable (VU) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sousa teuszii
Sousa teuszii
Atlantic humpback dolphins (Sousa teuszii) just outside the surf in West Africa
Atlantic humpback dolp...
Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teuszii) in  West Africa
Atlantic humpback dolp...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254970
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Sousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892). 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=254970 on 2014-09-01
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