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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa attenuata Gray, 1874 
AphiaID: 137095

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 editorFeresa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa Gray, 1870
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus intermedius Gray, 1827 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFerasa attenuate Gray, 1875 (Spelling mistake)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa intermedia Gray, 1871 (preoccupied)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresa occulta Jones & Packard, 1956 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresia attenuata Flower, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeresia intermedia Flower, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrampus intermedius Gray, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrca intermedia Gray, 1846 (preoccupied)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1874). Description of the skull of a new species of dolphin (Feresa attenuata). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:238-239. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwergmoordvis  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwerggriend  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorslender blackfishChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy killer whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorferesaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblackfish  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororque pygmée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZwerggrindwal  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorferesa  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoryume-gondo  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordeul-goyang-i-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornykštukinė orka  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠυγμαία όρκα  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororka mała  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca ana  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкосатка карликовая  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpritlikava orka  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca pymeaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororca pigmeaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena asesina pigmea  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcüce katil balina  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКосатка карликоваUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКарликова косатка  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (33 nucleotides; 64 proteins) 
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
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), no. 1672a-74.11.25.1. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution in all oceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical and subtropical, oceanic [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 52)
Van Beneden & Gervais ...
Pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
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Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pygmy killer whales (<...
Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pygmy killer whales (<...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137095
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). Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874. 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=137095 on 2014-04-25
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