Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801) 
AphiaID: 254967

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 editorPlatanistidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista Wagler, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinorhynchus gangeticus Lesson, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus gangetica Roxburgh, 1801 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus rostrats F. Cuvier, 1836 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus rostratus Shaw, 1801 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus schawensis F. Cuvier, 1836 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus shawensis Blainville, 1817 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista indi Blyth, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSoosoo gangeticus Hamilton, 1837 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSusa planista Wagler, 1830 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSusu platanista Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista gangetica gangetica Roxburgh, 1801
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatanista gangetica minor Owen, 1853
Environment fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
India
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGanges Delta [details]
Pakistan
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndus River [details]
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarineBio.org 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (233 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (193 nucleotides; 150 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 30)
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Platanista gangetica
Platanista gangetica
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254967
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z  changed  Perrin, William
2009-04-09 15:27:12Z  changed  Perrin, William
2010-01-04 16:38:16Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801). 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=254967 on 2014-08-29