Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogiidae Gill, 1871

136982

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136982

accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallignathula Strand, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallignathus Gill, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (preoccupied)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCogia Wallace, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (preoccupied)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphisetes Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphysetes Wall, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGallignathus Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846 (misspelling)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoginae Gill, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogiidae Gill, 1871 (synonym)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The pygmy and dwarf sperm whales are much...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The pygmy and dwarf sperm whales are much smaller than the sperm whale, and share only a slight resemblance to the great sperm whale. They have blunt, squarish heads, with underslung lower jaws (like their larger counterparts), but the head is much smaller than in the sperm whale, and the blowhole is not located at the front of the head as it is in the sperm whale. The skull structure is curious; it shares a basin-like facial area and great asymmetry with hte sperm whale, but is much shorter. The dorsal fin in both species is larger than that of the sperm whale. The biology of these animals is very poorly known. <123> [details]
Perrin, W. (2009). Kogiidae Gill, 1871. In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136982 on 2017-11-19

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z
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2007-12-22 19:25:59Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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2009-03-09 11:18:10Z
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2009-03-11 12:36:54Z
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basis of record Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T.A.; Leatherwood, S.; Webber, M.A. (1993). Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species identification guide. FAO: Rome, Italy. ISBN 92-5-103292-0. VIII, 320 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The pygmy and dwarf sperm whales are much smaller than the sperm whale, and share only a slight resemblance to the great sperm whale. They have blunt, squarish heads, with underslung lower jaws (like their larger counterparts), but the head is much smaller than in the sperm whale, and the blowhole is not located at the front of the head as it is in the sperm whale. The skull structure is curious; it shares a basin-like facial area and great asymmetry with hte sperm whale, but is much shorter. The dorsal fin in both species is larger than that of the sperm whale. The biology of these animals is very poorly known. <123> [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy and dwarf sperm whales  [details]