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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137119

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatodon australis Wall, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatodon colneti Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus bayeri Risso, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter catodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter maximus G. Cuvier, 1798 (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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 76 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsperm whale  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctica [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWorld Oceans [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis dussumierii (Brenden, 1870) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis physeteris (Baylis, 1923) [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBolbosoma physeteris Gubanov, 1952 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexagonoporus physeteris Gubanov in Delamure, 1955 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMultiductus physeteris Clarke, 1962 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium delphini (Bosc, 1802) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium physeteris (Diesing, 1863) Meggitt, 1924 [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriapocephalus grandis Nybelin, 1922 [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius affinis (Lönnberg, 1891) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius curilensis Gubanov in Delamure, 1955 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius wilsoni (Leiper & Atkinson, 1914) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoporus calyptocephalus Skryabin, 1961 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (699 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Physeter catodon - sperm whale
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137119
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-01-06 23:07:05Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2009). Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: De Broyer, C.; Clarke, A.; Koubbi, P.; Pakhomov, E.; Scott, F.; Vanden Berghe, E. and Danis, B. (Eds.) (2017). Register of Antarctic Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/rams/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137119 on 2017-10-20
   

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