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Orcinus (killer whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Orca Gray p. 33
1850Orca Gray p. 92
1860Orcinus Fitzinger p. 204
1863Orca Gray p. 201
1864Orca Gray p. 244
1866Orca Gray p. 278
1866Phocaena (Orca) Owen
1867Orca Flower p. 115
1868Orca Gray p. 8
1868Orca (Ophysia) Gray p. 8
1869Orca Scammon and Cope p. 21
1870Orca (Gladiator) Gray p. 71
1870Ophesia Gray p. 773
1870Orca Gray p. 773
1871Orca Gill p. 125
1871Ophysia Gray p. 93
1872Orca Gill p. 95
1887Orca Lydekker p. 80
1889Orca Ameghino p. 886
1890Orca Cope p. 609
1891Orca Newton p. 76
1904Orca (Gladiator) Palmer p. 295
1904Orca Palmer p. 478
1904Orcinus Palmer p. 478
1904Orcinus Trouessart p. 771
1912Orca Turner p. 109
1925Orca Zittel p. 87
1928Orcinus Kellogg p. 33 figs. Table 1
1928Orcinus Weber p. 389
1945Orcinus Simpson p. 104
1951Orcinus Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 739
1960Orca Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Orcinus Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1973Orcinus Kasuya p. 61
1987Orcinus Pilleri p. 109
1988Orcinus Carroll
1988Orcinus Heyning and Dahleim p. 1
1988Orcinus Pilleri p. 24
1991Orcinus Vidal p. 5
1993Orcinus Benton p. 762
1997Orcinus McKenna and Bell p. 384
1998Orcinus Rice p. 117
1999Orcinus LeDuc et al. p. 639 figs. Figure 2
2001Orcinus Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2002Orcinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Orcinus Buchholtz and Schur p. 384 figs. Fiugre 1
2005Orcinus Bianucci p. 340
2005Orcinus Mead and Brownell p. 731
2008Orcinus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2009Orcinus Aguirre-Fernández et al.
2009Orcinus Fordyce and Roberts p. 553
2011Orcinus Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2013Orcinus Perrin et al. p. 571 figs. Table 1
2014Orcinus Murakami et al. p. 492 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
genusOrcinus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. E. Gray 1870 (Orca (Gladiator))The beak of the skull tapering and narrow in front, end narrow.