Taxon profile


Southern Right Whale
Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Balaenidae - right whales »  genus Eubalaena

Scientific synonyms

Balaena antarctica Lesson, 1828
Balaena antipodum Gray, 1843
Balaena australis Desmoulins, 1822 o
Balaena britannica Gray, 1870
Balaena capensis Gray, 1868
Balaena glacialis australis Scheffer & Rice, 1963
Balaena hectori Gray, 1874
Balaena mysticetus antarcticus Schlegel, 1841
Eubalaena capensis Gray, 1866
Eubalaena glacialis australis

Type taxon of:Eubalaena Gray, 1864 (Balaena australis Desmoulins, 1822)
IUCN category:Least Concern
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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [99e19958-7c6e-4f22-ad50-44027af1e418]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [8153]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Eubalaena australis Desmoulins, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1776)]

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