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

Aodon dalei
Delphinorhynchus micropterus F. Cuvier, 1836
Delphinorhynchus sowerbyi Gray, 1846
Delphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957
Delphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829
Delphinus sowerbensis Blainville, 1817
Delphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851
Delphinus sowerbyensis Eschricht, 1852
Delphinus sowerbyi Desmarest, 1822
Diodon sowerbaei Bell, 1837

Other names

= North Atlantic Beaked Whale

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [13241]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)]
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 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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