Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa attenuata Gray, 1874 
AphiaID: 137095

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 editorFeresa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa attenuata
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa Gray, 1870
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus intermedius Gray, 1827 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFerasa attenuate Gray, 1875 (Spelling mistake)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa intermedia Gray, 1871 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa occulta Jones & Packard, 1956 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresia attenuata Flower, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresia intermedia Flower, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrampus intermedius Gray, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrca intermedia Gray, 1846 (preoccupied)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1874). Description of the skull of a new species of dolphin (Feresa attenuata). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:238-239. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwergmoordvis  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwerggriend  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorslender blackfishChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy killer whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorferesaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblackfish  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororque pygmée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZwerggrindwal  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorferesa  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoryume-gondo  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordeul-goyang-i-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornykštukinė orka  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠυγμαία όρκα  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororka mała  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca ana  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкосатка карликовая  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpritlikava orka  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca pymeaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororca pigmeaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena asesina pigmea  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcüce katil balina  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКосатка карликоваUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКарликова косатка  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (33 nucleotides; 64 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), no. 1672a-74.11.25.1. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution in all oceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical and subtropical, oceanic [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 52)
Van Beneden & Gerv...
Pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pygmy killer whale (Fe...
Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pygmy killer whales (F...
Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pygmy killer whales (F...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137095
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
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874. 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=137095 on 2014-11-24