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Delphinus capensis tropicalis  van Bree, 1971
Taxonomic Serial No.: 771147

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Delphinus tropicalis van Bree, 1971
    Delphinus longirostris G. Cuvier, 1929
    Delphinus dussumieri Blanford, 1888
  Common Name(s): Indo-Pacific common dolphin [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                        GenusDelphinus Linnaeus, 1758 – common dolphins  
                                           SpeciesDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828 – Long-beaked Common Dolphin, long-beaked common dolphin, long-beaked saddle-backed dolphin, long-beaked saddleback dolphin  
                                              SubspeciesDelphinus capensis tropicalis van Bree, 1971 – Indo-Pacific common dolphin  

  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Delphinus capensis tropicalis    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jefferson, Thomas A., and Koen Van Waerebeek  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: The taxonomic status of the nominal dolphin species Delphinus tropicalis van Bree, 1971   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 18, no. 4   
  Page(s): 787-818   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
  Reference for: Delphinus capensis tropicalis, Indo-Pacific common dolphin [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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