Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137012

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysticeti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenidae
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Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenidae
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalena Scopoli, 1777 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiobalaena Eschricht, 1849 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena agamachschik Cope, 1868 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena mangidach Chamisso, 1825 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena albicans Muller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena aleoutiensis Van Beneden, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena allamack Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena alutiensis Beddard, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena ampullata Forster, 1770 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antarctica Lesson, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antarctica Temminck, 1840 or 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antipodarum Gray, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea marginata (Gray, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antipodarum Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antipodum Gray, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antiquorum Fischer, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena atlanticus Hurdis, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena australis Desmoulins, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena australis Flower, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena biscayensis Eschricht, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena boops Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena boops Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena boops Kerr, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena borealis Fischer, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena capensis Gray, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena cisarctica Cope, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena culammak Gray, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena cullamach Cope, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena cullamacha Beddard, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena eubalaena Gray, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena euskariensis Real, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena gibbosa Erxleben, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena gibbosa Gray, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena gibbosa Cope, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena glacialis Mueller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena glacialis Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena glacialis Borowski, 1781 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena hectori Gray, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena islandica Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena japonica Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena kuliomoch Chamisso, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena lalandii Fischer, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena longimana Rudolphi, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena lunulata Lacépède, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena marginata Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea marginata (Gray, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena maximus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena mediterranea Gray, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena microcephala Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena minima Rapp, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena musculus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena nodosa Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena nordcaper Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena novaeangliae Borowski, 1781 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena physalis Kerr, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena physalus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena quoyi Fischer, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena rostrata Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena rostrata Mueller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena sieboldii Gray, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena sulcata Neill, 1811 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena tarentina Capellini, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena vanbenedeniana Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena vanbenediana Capellini, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)
Environment marine
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137012
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-03-09 09:18:36Z  changed  Perrin, William
2011-12-19 17:07:03Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Balaena Linnaeus, 1758. In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea.../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137012 on 2014-09-30