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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828 
AphiaID: 137093

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 editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus bairdi Norris & Prescott, 1961 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus bairdii Dall, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus dussumieri Blanford, 1891 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus frithii Blyth, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus longirostris G. Cuvier, 1829 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus major Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus microps Burmeister, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus moorei Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sao Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica Part 1.
page(s): 1,2 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwhitebelly porpoiseChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsaddle-back dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlong-beaked saddle-back dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlong-beaked common dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcommon dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaja-neritic common dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin commun à long bec  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorginburi-cham-dolgorae  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho-comum-de-bico-longo  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín común de rostro largo  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma pak yao  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis capensis Jefferson & Van Waerebeek, 2002
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus capensis tropicalis Jefferson & Van Waerebeek, 2002
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Whole mount with skull (BM 41.1734) in the British Museum (Natural History), London. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape of Good Hope [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical to warm temperate waters [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis)
Long-beaked common dol...
Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis)
Long-beaked common dol...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137093
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828. In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137093 on 2014-11-24
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