Taxon profile


Ziphiidae Gray, 1850

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  superfamily Ziphioidea

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 6

genus Berardius Duvernoy, 1851
genus Hyperoodon Lacépède, 1804
genus Indopacetus Moore, 1968
genus Mesoplodon Gervais, 1850 - Mesoplodont whales
genus Tasmacetus Oliver, 1937
genus Ziphius G. Cuvier, 1823

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [a7d77cbc-3470-4f67-8924-ac72ebb195b2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ziphiidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Ziphiidae]

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