Taxon profile


Spade-toothed Whale
Mesoplodon traversii Gray, 1874

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

Scientific synonyms

Dolichodon layardii Gray, 1874
Mesoplodon bahamondi Reyes, van Waerebeek, Cárdenas & Yáñez, 1995

Other names

= Bahamonde's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon bahamondi)

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41760]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874)]
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 traversii Gray, 1873]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008

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