Cetacea taxon details

Megaptera Gray, 1846

137014  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137014)

accepted
Genus
Species Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)

Species Megaptera americana Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera antarctica Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera australis Lesson, 1828 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae australis (Lesson, 1828) (changed to subspecies by Jackson et al. 2014)
Species Megaptera bellicosa Cope, 1871 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera boops Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera brasiliensis True, 1904 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera braziliensis Cope, 1867 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera burmeisteri Burmeister, 1866 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera gigas Cope, 1865 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera indica Gervais, 1883 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera kusira Trouessart, 1904 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (misspelling)
Species Megaptera kuzira Gray, 1850 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae kuzira (Gray, 1850) (changed to subspecies by Jackson et al. (2014))
Species Megaptera lalandii Gray, 1864 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera longimana Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera longipinna Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera nodosa Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera nodosa Lahille, 1905 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera novaezelandiae Gray, 1864 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera osphya Mead & Brownell, 2005 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (misspelling)
Species Megaptera osphyia Cope, 1865 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera poescop Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
Species Megaptera versabilis Cope, 1869 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
marine
Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror. Volume 1: Mammalia and Birds. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31178#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16-17 [details]   
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Megaptera Gray, 1846. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137014 on 2018-08-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror. Volume 1: Mammalia and Birds. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31178#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16-17 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality