Taxon profile


Dusky Dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Delphinidae - dolphins »  genus Lagenorhynchus

Scientific synonyms

Delphinus (Grampus) obscurus J.E. Gray, 1828
Delphinus obscurus J.E. Gray, 1828
Delphinus superciliosus Lesson & Garnot, 1826


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) - Great White Shark

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Lagenorhynchus obscurus fitzroyi Waterhouse, 1838
subspecies Lagenorhynchus obscurus obscurus Gray, 1828

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0121f89d-2382-4e83-99dc-eff1827a3425]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (J.E. Gray, 1828)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [11146]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)]
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 Lagenorhynchus obscurus Gray, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)]

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