Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)

254967  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254967)

accepted
Species
fresh
Lebeck, H. J. (1801). Delphinus delphis beschrieben von Herrn Heinrich Julius Lebeck. Der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, Neue Schriften 2:280-282, pl. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Hooghly River, near Calcutta, West Bengal, India.  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Hooghly River, near Calcutta, West Bengal, India. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ganges,Brahmaputra, Karnaphuli and Indus river...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ganges,Brahmaputra, Karnaphuli and Indus river systems [details]
Perrin, W. (2010). Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801). In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254967 on 2017-12-14

Date
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2007-12-22 19:25:59Z
created
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
checked
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z
changed
2009-04-09 15:27:12Z
changed
2010-01-04 16:38:16Z
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original description Lebeck, H. J. (1801). Delphinus delphis beschrieben von Herrn Heinrich Julius Lebeck. Der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, Neue Schriften 2:280-282, pl. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus gangetica Roxburgh, 1801) Roxburgh, W. (1801). An account of a new species of Delphinus, and inhabitant of the Ganges. Asiatick Researches - Transactions of the Asiatick Society (Calcutta ed.)7:170, pl.5. [details]   

basis of record Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Roxburgh, W. (1801). An account of a new species of Delphinus, and inhabitant of the Ganges. Asiatick Researches - Transactions of the Asiatick Society (Calcutta ed.)7:170, pl.5. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ganges,Brahmaputra, Karnaphuli and Indus river systems [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Adult male found stranded November, 1797, and figured by Roxburgh. Rostrum and lower jaw collected also collected by Roxburgh in same locality and according to Owen (1853) was in the collection of the College of Surgeons (No. 2182)is potential neotype. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Endangered (EN) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Hooghly River, near Calcutta, West Bengal, India. [details]
 

Feeding Type
carnivore [details]
LanguageName 
Assamese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorshihuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhiho  [details]
Bengali Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsishu maachChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorshushukChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhungmaachChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorfoomaach  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordefínovec ganžský  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangesdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsusuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Asian river dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndus River dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangetic dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGanges River dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblind river dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbhulan  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsousouChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplataniste de l'Indus, or plataniste du Ganges  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGanges-Delphin  [details]
Hindi Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsunsarChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsoonse  [details]
Italian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfino cieco  [details]
Nepali (individual language) Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorswongsuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsus matsya  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho do Ganges, do Indo  [details]
Sindhi Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbhulan  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplatanista del Ganges, or platanista del Indus  [details]
Urdu Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordolphin muchli  [details]