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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera kuzira Gray, 1850 
AphiaID: 383702

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 editorMysticeti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera kuzira (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (changed to subspecies by Jackson et al. (2014))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae kuzira (Gray, 1850)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera Gray, 1846
Sources  original description Gray, J. E. (1850). Catalogue of the specimens of Mammalia in the collection of the British Museum. Part 1. Cetacea.  [details]

status source Jackson, J. A.; Steel, D. J.; Beerli, P.; Congdon, B. C.; Olavarria, C.; Leslie, M. S.; Pomilla, C.; Rosenbaum, H.; Baker, C. S. (2014). Global diversity and oceanic divergence of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 281, 20133222., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.3222 [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific humpback whale  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:383702
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-03-05 14:31:36Z  created  Perrin, William
2015-09-24 19:01:19Z  changed  Perrin, William
2015-09-25 09:49:34Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2015). Megaptera kuzira Gray, 1850. In: Perrin, W.F. (2015) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=383702 on 2016-07-02
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