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Balaenoptera davidsoni  Scammon, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 770885

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Valid Name: Balaenoptera acutorostrata scammoni Deméré, 1986
 
       
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  Current Standing: invalid - junior homonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Demeré, Thomas  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: The fossil whale, Balaenoptera davidsonii (Cope 1872), with a review of other neogene species of Balaenoptera (Cetacea: Mysticeti)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 2, no. 4   
  Page(s): 243-330   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
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  Reference for: Balaenoptera davidsoni   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Balaenoptera davidsoni   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Balaenoptera davidsoni   
       

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  Comment: Balaenoptera davidsoni Scammon, 1872 became a secondary junior homonym of Eschrichtius davidsonii Cope, 1872 (a fossil species not covered in ITIS), when the latter was transferred into Balaenoptera by Demeré (1986). In that work the author proposed Balaenoptera acutorostrata scammoni to replace Scammon's name, which was then treated as a subspecies  
 

 

   

 
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