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Orcaella  Gray, 1866
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180470

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2008   
       

 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  
                                     FamilyDelphinidae Gray, 1821 – dolphins, killer whales, pilot whales, marine dolphins  
                                        GenusOrcaella Gray, 1866  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866) – Irrawaddy Dolphin, Irrawady Dolphin 
                                           Species Orcaella heinsohni Beasley, Robertson and Arnold, 2005 – Australian snubfin dolphin 
       

 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: Orcaella    
       
  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Orcaella    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Orcaella   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Arnold, Peter W., and George E. Heinsohn  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic status of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray): a cladistic analysis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoires of the Queensland Museum, vol. 39, part 2   
  Page(s): 141-204   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0079-8835   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Orcaella   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Beasley, Isabel, Kelly M. Robertson, and Peter Arnold  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Description of a new dolphin, the Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni sp. n. (Cetacea: Delphinidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 21, no. 3   
  Page(s): 356-400   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2005.tb01239.x   
  Reference for: Orcaella   
       
  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: Orcaella   
       
  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: Orcaella   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stacey, Pam J., and Peter W. Arnold  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Orcaella brevirostris   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 616   
  Page(s): 1-8   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Orcaella   
       
  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: Orcaella   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: We follow Fordyce (1989), Heyning (1989a), and Lint et al. (1990) in including Orcaella in the Delphinidae, not in the Monodontidae as was recently proposed (Barnes et al., 1985; Kasuya, 1973)  
 

 

   

 
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