Accepted scientific name:
Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (accepted name) 7 literature references for Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Synonyms:
Delphinus melas Traill, 1809 (synonym) 2 literature references for Delphinus melas Traill, 1809
Globicephala melaena (Traill, 1809) (synonym) 4 literature references for Globicephala melaena (Traill, 1809)
Infraspecific taxon: Globicephala melas edwardii (A. Smith, 1834)
Globicephala melas melas (Traill, 1809)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Long-finned Pilot Whale English - Click here to show the literature
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globic├ęphale noir de l'Atlantique French - Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Genus Globicephala
Distribution: Antarctica/Southern Ocean; East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean
Additional data: -
Source database: ITIS, Sep 2009
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Mead J.G., 05-Dec-2008
Online resource: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=552461
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d2321252-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201