WoRMS taxon details

Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)

254978  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254978)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofDelphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828) Gray, J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 1.
page(s): 2 [details]   
Note Cape of Good Hope, South Africa  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [details]
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa  
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254978 on 2018-02-24
Date
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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  (ofDelphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828) Gray, J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 1.
page(s): 2 [details]   

basis of record Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 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., 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]   

basis of record  (ofDelphinus capensis G. Cuvier, 1829) 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 Mounted skin and skull, originally in the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, now in British Museum (Natural History), London; collected by by Captain Haviside. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [details]

From other sources
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa [details]

Habitat coastal [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans Heaviside-dolfyn  [details]
English Heaviside's dolphinHaviside's dolphin  [details]
French dauphin de Heaviside  [details]
Spanish delfín de Heaviside  [details]