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Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda  Ichihara, 1966
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612605

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Pygmy Blue Whale [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  
                                  SuborderMysticeti Flower, 1864 – baleen whales  
                                     FamilyBalaenopteridae Gray, 1864 – rorquals  
                                        GenusBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 – rorquals, finback whales, baleen whales  
                                           SpeciesBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Blue Whale, Ballena azul, rorqual bleu  
                                              SubspeciesBalaenoptera musculus brevicauda Ichihara, 1966 – Pygmy Blue Whale  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda, Pygmy Blue Whale [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: Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Antarctica/Southern Ocean  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Not Zemsky and Boronin, 1964, which is a nomen nudum, see Rice (1977:6)  
 

 

   

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