WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae australis (Lesson, 1828)

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

nomen nudum (No holotype fixed)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera australis Lesson, 1828 (changed to subspecies by Jackson et al. 2014)
Perrin, W. (2015). Megaptera novaeangliae australis. In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=853378 on 2017-12-17

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera 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]   

English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern humpback whale  [details]