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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus hectori (P. J. Van Beneden, 1881) 
AphiaID: 254979

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus Gray, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus albifrons True, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectra clancula Hector, 1873 (nomen oblitum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectra hectori Van Beneden, 1881 (synonym)
Sources  original description Van Beneden, P. J. (1881). Bull. Roy. Acad. Belge, (3), 4.
page(s): 877,882, pl. 2 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-headed dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHector's dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin de Hector  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín de Hector  [details]
Direct child
taxa (4)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus hectori hectori (P.-J. Van Beneden, 1881)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus hectori maui Baker, Smith & Pichler, 2002

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus hectori bicolor Oliver, 1946 (nomen nudum)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhynchus hectori albus Kerr, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (39 nucleotides; 25 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 Skin and skeleton, Mus. Royal d'Histoire naturelle, Brussels [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Endangered (EN) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North coast, New Zealand, South Pacific [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat in shallow coastal waters [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Cephalorhynchus hectori
Cephalorhynchus hectori
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254979
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
2009-03-24 17:08:13Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Cephalorhynchus hectori (P. J. Van Beneden, 1881). 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=254979 on 2014-09-23
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