WoRMS name details

Megaptera novaeangliae australis (Lesson, 1828)

853378  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:853378)

nomen nudum (No holotype fixed)
Subspecies
Megaptera australis Lesson, 1828 (changed to subspecies by Jackson et al. 2014)
marine
Not documented
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Megaptera novaeangliae australis (Lesson, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=853378 on 2018-06-19
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basis of record Lesson (1828). Compléments des oeuvres de Buffon ou Histoire naturelle des animaux rares, 1 (Cétacés):342 [not pl. 12, = B. acutorostrata] [details]   

additional 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 https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.3222 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMegaptera australis Lesson, 1828) Iredale, T.; Troughton, E. L. (1934). A check-list of the mammals recorded from Australia. Australian Museum Memoir. 6: 1-122. [details]   
 

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English Southern humpback whale  [details]