Kogia breviceps

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Kogia breviceps (dead, beached), South Hutchinson Beach, Florida

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Odontoceti 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Scrotifera
Cladus: Ferungulata
Cladus: Euungulata
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Cladus: Artiofabula
Cladus: Cetruminantia
Subordo: Whippomorpha
Infraordo: Cetacea
Cladus: Neoceti
Parvordo: Odontoceti

Familia: Kogiidae
Subfamiliae: Kogiinae
Genus: Kogia
Species: Kogia breviceps

Name

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Type locality "Cap de Bonne-Espérance", Cape Province, South Africa.

Synonymy

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  • Physeter breviceps (protonym)
  • Euphysetes grayii Wall, 1851
  • Euphysetes macleayi Krefft, 1866
  • Kogia floweri Gill, 1871
  • Euphysetes pottsii Haast, 1873
  • Kogia goodie True, 1884

References

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  • de Blainville, H.M.D. 1838. Sur les cachalots. Annales Francaises et Étrangères d’Anatomie et de Physiologie 2: 337, pl.10.

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Vernacular names

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català: Catxalot pigmeu
English: Pygmy Sperm Whale
español: Cachalote pigmeo
suomi: Pikkukaskelotti
français: Cachalot pygmée
galego: Cachalote pigmeo
magyar: Kis ámbráscet
日本語: コマッコウ
ไทย: วาฬสเปิร์มเล็ก
Türkçe: Pigme ispermeçet balinası
中文: 小抹香鲸
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