Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892) 
AphiaID: 254970

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 editorSousa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa teuszii
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa Gray, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia teuszii Kükenthal, 1892
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia teuszi Hershkovitz, 1966 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia teuszii Kükenthal, 1892 (basionym)
Sources  original description Kükenthal, W. (1892). Sotalia teuszii n. sp., ein pflanzenfresender (?) Delphin aus Kamerun. Zoologischer Jarhbuch Syst. 6:442—446. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic hump-backed dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic humpback dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin à bosse de l'Atlantique  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvakarų Afrikos delfinas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΥβοδέλφινο του Ατλαντικού  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantski beli delfin  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín jorobado del Atlántico  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarineBio.org 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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
Attributes Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society CITES » CITES Annex II [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society IUCN Red List » IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable (VU) » Criteria C2a(i) » Year Assessed 2012 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 2.6 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 2.8 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution East Atlantic coast, from Western Sahara to Angola [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In estuarine and coastal waters [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype "Skull, presumably in the Jena Natural History Museum [Germany]; presented by Edward Tëusz." (Hershkovitz, 1966). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Vulnerable (VU) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sousa teuszii
Sousa teuszii
Atlantic humpback dolphins (<i>Sousa teuszii</i>) just outside the surf in West Africa
Atlantic humpback dolp...
Atlantic humpback dolphin (<i>Sousa teuszii</i>) in  West Africa
Atlantic humpback dolp...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254970
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2009). Sousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892). In: Perrin, W.F. (2015) World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254970 on 2016-08-25