Taxon profile


Sowerby's Beaked Whale
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Ziphiidae »  genus Mesoplodon - Mesoplodont whales

Scientific synonyms

Physeter bidens Sowerby, 1804
Micropteron bidens Malm, 1871
Heterodon dalei Lesson, 1827
Nodus dalei Gray, 1850
Aodon dalei
Delphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829
Delphinorhynchus micropterus F. Cuvier, 1836
Delphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957
Diodon sowerbi Hamilton, 1837
Delphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851

Other names

= North Atlantic Beaked Whale

Data Deficient

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [13241]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Mesoplodon bidens Sowerby, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)]

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