Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137030

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 editorOdontoceti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodontidae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodontidae Gray, 1821
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratodon Brunnich, 1772 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratodontis Brisson, 1762 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon Storr, 17,80 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodontinae Kellogg, 1928
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarhvalus Fischer, 1914 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwalus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwhalus Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachynices Brookes, 1828 (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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvegmoseslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvegmoseslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrännmossor [from synonym]  [details]
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taxa (5)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon spurius Fabricius, 1780 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon microcephalus Fleming, 1811 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon narhval Borowski, 1781 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon narhwal Blumenbach, 1799 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137030
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Monodon 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=137030 on 2014-10-01