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Killer Whale
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetacea - cetaceans »  family Delphinidae - dolphins

Scientific synonyms

Delphinus grampus Iredale & Troughton, 1933
Delphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758
Grampus orca
Orca tasmanica Gray, 1871
Orcinus glacialis
Orcinus gladiator
Orcinus nanus
Orcinus rectipinea
Orcinus rectipinna

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Links and literature

EN ARKive [/orca/orcinus-orca/]

ARKive [http://www.arkive.org]
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Orcinus orca Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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