Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137116

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 > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratodon monodon Pallas, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratodontis ceratodon Brisson, 1762 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon microcephalus Fleming, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon narhval Borowski, 1781 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodon narhwal Blumenbach, 1799 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwalus andersonianus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwalus microcephalus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwalus vulgaris Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachynices megacephalus 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
page(s): 75 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorНарвалUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornаrvаl  [details]
Chukot Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkaipuuliak  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarval jednorohýChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornarval  [details]
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarhval  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoreenhornvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorunicorneChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsea unicornChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsea canaryChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornarwhalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhorned whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhog  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlicorne de mer  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarwal  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorrödkammChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornarhvalurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornahveliChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorillhval  [details]
Inuktitut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortugalik (W. Greenland)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkillalugaqChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdlungwak  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarvalo  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoritsu kakuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorikkuka  [details]
Kalaallisut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortugalikChecked: verified by a taxonomic editortauvarChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorrusaluvak-kernartakChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorqernertaqChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkillalugaqChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkelleluak-kakortokChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkelelluak-tuak  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarvalas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΝάρβαλ  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlighval  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarhval  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarkval  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarwal  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarval  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorнарвал-единорогChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorrogozubChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornarvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorjedinorogh morskoiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoredinozubChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoredinorog  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarval  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornarval  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorenhornad hortand  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarvalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordenizgerdaniUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeniz gerdani  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorоднорігUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorНарвал  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorfil uncorn  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [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 editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (564 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (65 nucleotides; 60 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 None in existence; name based on the narwhal of whalers and authors. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Near Threatened (NT) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Northern seas of Europe and America. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137116
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). Monodon monoceros 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=137116 on 2014-10-25