Cetacea source details

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259.
10.5479/si.03629236.246 [view]
Hershkovitz, P.
Catalog of Living Whales
Bulletin of the United States National Museum
(246): 1-259
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Balaena physalis Kerr, 1792 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 (additional source)
Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 (additional source)
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 (additional source)
Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878 (additional source)
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Berardius arnuxii Duvernoy, 1851 (additional source)
Berardius bairdii Stejneger, 1883 (additional source)
Caperea marginata (Gray, 1846) (additional source)
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804) (additional source)
Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray, 1846 (additional source)
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) (additional source)
Cephalorhynchus hectori (P. J. Van Beneden, 1881) (additional source)
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (additional source)
Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Delphinus roseiventris Wagner, 1846 accepted as Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828) (source of synonymy)
Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861) (additional source)
Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822) (additional source)
Eubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776) (additional source)
Eubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818) (additional source)
Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874 (additional source)
Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 1846 (additional source)
Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (additional source)
Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (additional source)
Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (additional source)
Hyperoodon planifrons Flower, 1882 (additional source)
Indopacetus pacificus (Longman, 1926) (additional source)
Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817) (additional source)
Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (additional source)
Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) (additional source)
Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser, 1956 (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus australis (Peale, 1848) (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Gill, 1865 (additional source)
Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (additional source)
Lipotes vexillifer Miller, 1918 (additional source)
Lissodelphis borealis (Peale, 1848) (additional source)
Lissodelphis peronii (Lacépède, 1804) (additional source)
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (additional source)
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804) (additional source)
Mesoplodon bowdoini Andrews, 1908 (additional source)
Mesoplodon carlhubbsi Moore, 1963 (additional source)
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817) (additional source)
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855) (additional source)
Mesoplodon ginkgodens Nishiwaki & Kamiya, 1958 (additional source)
Mesoplodon grayi von Haast, 1876 (additional source)
Mesoplodon layardii (Gray, 1865) (additional source)
Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913 (additional source)
Mesoplodon stejnegeri True, 1885 (additional source)
Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Neophocaena phocaenoides (Cuvier, 1829) (additional source)
Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866) (additional source)
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (additional source)
Phocoena dioptrica Lahille, 1912 (additional source)
Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958 (additional source)
Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister, 1865) (additional source)
Phocoenoides dalli (True, 1885) (additional source)
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801) (additional source)
Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844) (additional source)
Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) (additional source)
Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais & Deville in Gervais, 1853) (additional source)
Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864) (additional source)
Sousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892) (additional source)
Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (additional source)
Stenella clymene (Gray, 1850) (additional source)
Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (additional source)
Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) (additional source)
Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828) (additional source)
Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828) (additional source)
Tasmacetus shepherdi Oliver, 1937 (additional source)
Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1832 [1833]) (additional source)
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) (additional source)
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823 (additional source)

None designated. Name based on the bottle-nosed whales seen at sea by Kalm "everywhere in the ocean from the ... [details]


Stuffed skin and skull in British Museum (Natural History), London, no. 41.1733 [details]


Sull originally in Brooke's Museum, London, and sold to the Leiden Zoological Museum, Netherlands. [details]

 Type specimen

Type locality Greenland Seas. No type specimen; based on the Greenland right whale of whalers and authors. [details]