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Neophocaena phocaenoides  (G. Cuvier, 1829)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180478

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Delphinus phocaenoides G. Cuvier, 1829
 
  Common Name(s): Finless Porpoise [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCetacea Brisson, 1762 – baleines, cétacés, dauphins, mammfères marins, marsouins, baleia, cetáceo, golfinho, cetaceans, whales, dolphins, marine mammals, porpoises  
                                  SuborderOdontoceti Flower, 1867 – toothed whales  
                                     FamilyPhocoenidae Gray, 1825 – porpoises  
                                        GenusNeophocaena Palmer, 1899  
                                           SpeciesNeophocaena phocaenoides (G. Cuvier, 1829) – Finless Porpoise  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis (Pilleri and Gihr, 1972) – Yangtse River Porpoise 
                                              Subspecies Neophocaena phocaenoides phocaenoides (G. Cuvier, 1829)  
                                              Subspecies Neophocaena phocaenoides sunameri Pilleri and Gihr, 1975 – Sunameri 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides    
       
  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hershkovitz, Philip  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Living Whales   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: United States National Museum Bulletin 246   
  Page(s): viii + 259   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jefferson, Thomas A., and Samuel K. Hung  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 746   
  Page(s): 1-12   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mead, James G., and Robert L. Brownell, Jr. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Cetacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): 723-743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides, Finless Porpoise [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Neophocaena phocaenoides, Finless Porpoise [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
    Indo-West Pacific  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix I; IUCN - Endangered as N. p. asiaeorientalis, otherwise Data Deficient  
    Comments: Reviewed by Pilleri and Gihr (1972; 1975:657, 673; 1980b). Van Bree (1973) considered asiaeorientalis to be of subspecific rank and sunameri to be synonymous with phocaenoides. Rice (1998:123) recognized N. p. phocaenoides, N. p. sunameri (Sunameri) and N. p. asiaeorientalis (Yangtse River Porpoise)  
 

 

   

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