WoRMS taxon details

Delphinus Linnaeus, 1758

137015  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137015)

accepted
Genus
Species Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758

Species Delphinus tursio Fabricius, 1780 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Species Delphinus attenuatus Gray, 1843 (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Delphinus (Clymene) Gray, 1864 accepted as Stenella Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Species Delphinus acutus Gray, 1828 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus aduncus Ehrenberg, 1832 accepted as Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1832 [1833]) (basionym)
Species Delphinus aires G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (synonym)
Species Delphinus albians Nilsson, 1820 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (synonym)
Species Delphinus albicans Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (synonym)
Species Delphinus albigena Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (synonym)
Species Delphinus albimanus Peale, 1848 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus albirostratus Peale, 1848 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Delphinus albirostris Gray, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) (basionym)
Species Delphinus algeriensis Loche, 1860 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus alope Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus amphitriteus Philippi, 1893 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus asthenops Cope, 1865 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus bairdi Norris & Prescott, 1961 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus bairdii Dall, 1873 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus bayeri Risso, 1826 accepted as Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus bicolor Gray, 1846 accepted as Lissodelphis peronii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Delphinus bidens Shaw, 1801 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus bidentatus Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus bivittatus Lesson & Garnot, 1826 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Synonym)
Species Delphinus blainvillei Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844 accepted as Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844) (basionym)
Species Delphinus bredanensis G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828) (basionym)
Species Delphinus breviceps Wagner, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus brevimanus Wagner, 1846 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Delphinus butskode Blainville in Demarest, 1817 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus butskopf Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus canadensis Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (synonym)
Species Delphinus capensis G. Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus cephalorhynchus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus chamissonis Wiegmann in Schreber & Wagner, 1846 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus chemnitzianus Blainville in Demarest, 1817 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus chilensis Philippi, 1896 accepted as Lagenorhynchus australis (Peale, 1848) (synonym)
Species Delphinus chinensis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) (basionym)
Species Delphinus clymene Gray, 1850 accepted as Stenella clymene (Gray, 1850) (basionym)
Species Delphinus coeruleoalbus Meyen, 1833 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (basionym)
Species Delphinus commersonii Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Delphinus compressicauda Lesson, 1828 accepted as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) (synonym)
Species Delphinus compressus Gray, 1846 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus crotaphiscus Cope, 1865 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus cruciger d'Orbigny & Gervais, 1847 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (basionym)
Species Delphinus cruciger Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (basionym)
Species Delphinus deductor Scoresby, 1820 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
Species Delphinus delphus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (Spelling variation)
Species Delphinus densirostris de Blainville, 1817 accepted as Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817) (basionym)
Species Delphinus desmaresti Risso, 1826 accepted as Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823 (synonym)
Species Delphinus diodon Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus doris Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) (synonym)
Species Delphinus duhameli Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Delphinus dussumieri Blanford, 1891 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (preoccupied)
Species Delphinus edentulus Schreber, 1802 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus erebennus Cope, 1865 accepted as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) (synonym)
Species Delphinus eschrichtii Schlegel, 1841 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus euphrosyne Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus eutropia Gray, 1846 accepted as Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Species Delphinus fitzroyi Waterhouse, 1838 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus fluviatilis Gervais & Deville in Gervais, 1853 accepted as Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais & Deville in Gervais, 1853) (basionym)
Species Delphinus forsteri Gray, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus fraenatus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) (synonym)
Species Delphinus frenatus Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) (synonym)
Species Delphinus frithii Blyth, 1859 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus frontalis G. Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) (basionym)
Species Delphinus frontatus Cuvier, 1823 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus fulvifasciatus Wagner, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus fulvofasciatus True, 1889 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus gangetica Roxburgh, 1801 accepted as Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801) (basionym)
Species Delphinus gladiator Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Delphinus globiceps Temminck, 1841 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
Species Delphinus globiceps G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
Species Delphinus grampus Blainville, 1817 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Delphinus grampus Gray, 1846 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
Species Delphinus grinda Lyngbye, 1824 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
Species Delphinus griseus G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (synonym)
Species Delphinus griseus Gray, 1828 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (synonym)
Species Delphinus guianensis Van Beneden, 1864 accepted as Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864) (basionym)
Species Delphinus guyanensis Van Beneden, 1868 accepted as Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864) (synonym)
Species Delphinus hastatus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828) (basionym)
Species Delphinus holbolli Eschricht, 1847 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus hunteri Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus hyperoodon Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) (synonym)
Species Delphinus ibseni Eschricht, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Delphinus intermedius Gray, 1827 accepted as Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874 (preoccupied)
Species Delphinus janira Gray, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus lateralis Peale, 1848 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus leucas Pallas, 1776 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (basionym)
Species Delphinus leucaster Gray, 1821 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (synonym)
Species Delphinus leucopleurus Rasch, 1843 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Delphinus leucoramphus Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Lissodelphis peronii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Delphinus leucorhamphus Gervais, 1868-1880 accepted as Lissodelphis peronii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Delphinus longidens Cope, 1866 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Gill, 1865 (synonym)
Species Delphinus longirostris Gray, 1828 accepted as Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828) (basionym)
Species Delphinus longirostris G. Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (preoccupied)
Species Delphinus loriger Wiegmann, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus lunatus Lesson, 1826 accepted as Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray, 1846 (nomen oblitum)
Species Delphinus major Gray, 1866 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Delphinus malayanus Schlegel, 1841 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Delphinus marginatus Desmarest, 1856 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Delphinus marginatus Lafont, 1868 (unaccepted, misidentification)
Species Delphinus mediterraneus Loche, 1860 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus melas Traill, 1809 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus melas Temminck, 1841 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus metis [No.1] Gray, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus metis [No.2] Gray, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus microbrachium Gray, 1850 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus microps Gray, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus microps Burmeister, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus moorei Gray, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus nesarnack Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus nesarnak Reichenback, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus novaezealandiae Gray, 1850 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus novaezeelandiae Wagner, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus novaezelandiae Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus obscurus Gray, 1828 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus orca Temminck & Schlegel, 1841 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus oxyrhynchus Gray, 1850 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus pallidus Gervais, 1855 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus parvimanus Lutken, 1887 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus pectoralis Peale, 1848 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus peroni Reed, 1904 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus peronii Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus philippii Cocco, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus phocaena Muller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus phocaenoides G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus phocoena Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus plagiodon Cope, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus planiceps Van Breda, 1829 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus plumbeus G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted, synonym of Sousa plumbea)
Species Delphinus pseudodelphis Wiegmann in Wagner, 1840 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus pseudotursio Reichenbach, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus punctatus Gray, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus reinwardtii Schlegel, 1841 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus risso Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus rissoanus Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus rissoi Gervais, 1859 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus roseiventris Wagner, 1846 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Delphinus sao Gray, 1850 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus serra Borowski, 1780 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sinensis Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sowerbensis Blainville, 1817 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sowerbianus Trouessart, 1898 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sowerbyensis Eschricht, 1852 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus sowerbyi Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus stenorhynchus Gray, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus styx Gray, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus superciliosus Lesson & Garnot, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus tethyos Gervais, 1853 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus tridens Van Beneden, 1873 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus troncatus F. Cuvier, 1836 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus tropicalis Van Bree, 1971 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus truncatus Montagu, 1821 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Delphinus tuchuschi Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus tursio Bonnaterre, 1789 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus tursio Brightwell, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus velox G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus ventricosus Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus victorini Grill, 1858 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus vulgaris Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Delphinus zelandae Gray, 1853 (unaccepted, synonym)
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Perrin, W.F. (2019). World Cetacea Database. Delphinus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137015 on 2019-10-19
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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