Taxon profile


Gervais' Beaked Whale
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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

Scientific synonyms

Dioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855
Dioplodon gervaisi Deslongchamps, 1866
Mesoplodon gervaisi (Deslongchamps, 1866)
Neoziphius europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Nodus europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Chauliodus sloani Bloch & Schneider, 1801 - Sloan's Viperfish, Gnathophausia ingens (Dohrn, 1870)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [13245]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)]
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 europaeus Gervais, 1855]
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 europaeus (Gervais, 1855)]

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