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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) 
AphiaID: 254978

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 editorCephalorhynchus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus heavisidii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus Gray, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus heavisidei True, 1889 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Grampus) heavisidii Gray, 1828 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis G. Cuvier, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus cephalorhynchus F. Cuvier, 1836 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus hastatus F. Cuvier, 1836 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus tridens Van Beneden, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrampus headivisii Lesson, 1836 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrca capensis Van Beneden & Gervais, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocaena capensis Hamilton, 1837 (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 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeaviside-dolfyn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeaviside's dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaviside's dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin de Heaviside  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín de Heaviside  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links 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 (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (66 nucleotides; 45 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 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]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 36)
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254978
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
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (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=254978 on 2014-11-28
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