WoRMS taxon details

Kogia Gray, 1846

159024  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159024)

Callignathula Strand, 1926 · unaccepted (synonym)
Callignathus Gill, 1871 · unaccepted (preoccupied)
Cogia Wallace, 1876 · unaccepted (preoccupied)
Euphisetes Tomilin, 1957 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Euphysetes Wall, 1851 · unaccepted (synonym)
Gallignathus Tomilin, 1957 · unaccepted (misspelling)


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  1. Species Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838)
  2. Species Kogia sima (Owen, 1866)
  3. Species Kogia brevirostris Gray, 1865 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  4. Species Kogia floweri Gill, 1871 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  5. Species Kogia goodei True, 1884 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  6. Species Kogia grayi Gill, 1871 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  7. Species Kogia greyi Trouessart, 1898 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  8. Species Kogia macleayi Gill, 1871 accepted as Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) (synonym)
  9. Species Kogia simus (Owen, 1866) accepted as Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) (Justified emendation of spelling to "sima" retains the authorship and date of the original name (IZCM 19.2).)
marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2024). World Cetacea Database. Kogia Gray, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159024 on 2024-04-20
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taxonomy source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   
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