Cetacea taxon details

Lagenorhynchus Gray, 1846

137020  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137020)

accepted
Genus
Electra Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
Leucopleurus Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sagmatias · unaccepted (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus albirostris Gray, 1846
Species Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)

Species Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) accepted as Leucopleurus acutus (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus albirostratus Peale, 1848 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus asia Gray, 1846 accepted as Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus australis (Peale, 1849) accepted as Sagmatias australis (Peale, 1849) (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus bombifrons Cope, 1876 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
Species Lagenorhynchus breviceps Gray, 1866 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus burmeisteri Moreno, 1892 accepted as Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus caeruleoalbus Gray, 1850 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus clanculus Gray, 1846 accepted as Sagmatias cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus coeruleoalbus Cassin, 1858 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) accepted as Sagmatias australis (Peale, 1849) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus electra Gray, 1846 accepted as Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (basionym)
Species Lagenorhynchus fitzroy Bini, 1951 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus fitzroyi Flower, 1885 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus floweri Moreno, 1892 accepted as Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus gubernator Cope, 1876 accepted as Leucopleurus acutus (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus lateralis Cassin, 1858 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus latifrons True, 1889 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) accepted as Sagmatias australis (Peale, 1849) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray, 1846 accepted as Leucopleurus acutus (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus longidens Cope, 1866 accepted as Sagmatias obliquidens (Gill, 1865) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Gill, 1865 accepted as Sagmatias obliquidens (Gill, 1865) (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus ognevi Sleptsov, 1955 accepted as Sagmatias obliquidens (Gill, 1865) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus pectoralis Cassin, 1858 accepted as Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus perspicillatus Cope, 1876 accepted as Leucopleurus acutus (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus supercillosus Trouessart, 1904 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) accepted as Sagmatias australis (Peale, 1849) (misspelling)
Species Lagenorhynchus thicolea Gray, 1846 accepted as Lissodelphis borealis (Peale, 1848) (synonym)
Species Lagenorhynchus wilsoni Lille, 1915 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) accepted as Sagmatias australis (Peale, 1849) (synonym)

Species Lagenorhynchus nilssonii Gray, 1864 (uncertain > nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Lagenorhynchus posidonia True, 1903 (uncertain > nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Lagenorhynchus superciliosus True, 1889 (uncertain > nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
marine
Gray, J. E. (1846). On the British Cetacea. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 17:82–85. [details]   
Homonymy Also in database as valid genus in Polycystididae, (Plathyhelminthes) - needs checking  
Homonymy Also in database as valid genus in Polycystididae, (Plathyhelminthes) - needs checking [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2022). World Cetacea Database. Lagenorhynchus Gray, 1846. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137020 on 2023-02-04
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1846). On the British Cetacea. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 17:82–85. [details]   

taxonomy source Vollmer, N. L.; Ashe, E.; Brownell, R. L.; Cipriano, F.; Mead, J. G.; Reeves, R. R.; Soldevilla, M. S.; Williams, R. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the dolphin genus Lagenorhynchus. <em>Marine Mammal Science.</em> 35(3): 957-1057., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12573 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]   

additional source Jefferson, T.A.; Leatherwood, S.; Webber, M.A. (1993). Marine mammals of the world. <em>FAO Species identification guide.</em> FAO: Rome, Italy. ISBN 92-5-103292-0. VIII, 320 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From other sources
Homonymy Also in database as valid genus in Polycystididae, (Plathyhelminthes) - needs checking [details]
Witsnuitdolfijn
 Witsnuitdolfijn
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Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 36)
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Lagenorhynchus albirostris
 Lagenorhynchus albi...
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White-beaked dolphin - Lagenorhynchus albirostris
 White-beaked dolphi...
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White-beaked dolphin - Lagenorhynchus albirostris
 White-beaked dolphi...
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White-beaked dolphin - Lagenorhynchus albirostris
 White-beaked dolphi...
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Van Beneden (1861, pl. 1)
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Van Beneden (1861, pl. 2)
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White-beaked dolphins
 White-beaked dolphins
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