Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828 
AphiaID: 137093

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 editorDelphinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus bairdi Norris & Prescott, 1961 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus bairdii Dall, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus dussumieri Blanford, 1891 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus frithii Blyth, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus longirostris G. Cuvier, 1829 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus major Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus microps Burmeister, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus moorei Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sao Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica Part 1.
page(s): 1,2 [details]

source of synonymy Cunha, H. A.; De Castro, R. L.; Secchi, E. R.; Crespo, E. A.; Lailson-Brito, J.; Azevedo, A. F.; Lazoski, C.; Solé-Cava, A. M. (2015). Molecular and Morphological Differentiation of Common Dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Southwestern Atlantic: Testing the Two Species Hypothesis in Sympatry. PLOS ONE. 10(11): e0140251., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140251 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwhitebelly porpoiseChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsaddle-back dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlong-beaked saddle-back dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlong-beaked common dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcommon dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaja-neritic common dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin commun à long bec  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorginburi-cham-dolgorae  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho-comum-de-bico-longo  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín común de rostro largo  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma pak yao  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis capensis Jefferson & Van Waerebeek, 2002
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis tropicalis (Van Bree, 1971)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Cape of Good Hope [details]
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Attributes Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society CITES » CITES Annex II [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 202 » Unit cm » Type minimum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender male » Locality (MRGID) California [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 235 » Unit cm » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender male » Locality (MRGID) California [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 193 » Unit cm » Type minimum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) California [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 224 » Unit cm » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) California [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 235 » Unit kg » Type maximum » Dimension weight » Stage adult » Locality (MRGID) California [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 80 » Unit cm » Type minimum » Dimension length » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 93 » Unit cm » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Whole mount with skull (BM 41.1734) in the British Museum (Natural History), London. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Further molecular studies could help to ascertain whether the holotype specimen of Delphinus capensis matches Delphinus delphis. These problems of typology, involving 19th century specimens and the names based on them, will gradually be resolved by ongoing molecular and morphometric studies.  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical to warm temperate waters [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis)
Long-beaked common dol...
Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis)
Long-beaked common dol...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137093
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2016-05-05 05:59:43Z  changed  Fordyce, Ewan
  
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  Citation: Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W. (2016). Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828. In: Perrin, W.F. (2016). World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137093 on 2016-06-27