Eubalaena glacialis Muller 1776 (North Atlantic right whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenidae

Alternative combination: Balaena glacialis

Synonyms: Balaena aleoutiensis Van Beneden 1866, Balaena biscayensis Eschricht 1860, Balaena britannica Gray 1870, Balaena islandica Brisson 1762, Balaena nordcaper Lacépède 1804, Balaena sieboldi Gray 1864, Balaena sieboldii Gray 1864, Balaena svendenborgii Lilljeborg 1868, Balaena swedenborgi Lilljeborg 1868, Balaena swedenborgii Lilljeborg 1868, Balaena tarentina Capellini 1877, Eubalaena sieboldii Gray 1864, Halibalaena britannica Gray 1870, Hunterius svendenborgii Lilljeborg 1868, Hunterius swedenborgii Lilljeborg 1868, Hunterius temminckii Gray 1864, Macleayius australiensis Gray 1866

Belongs to Eubalaena according to P. Gol'din and M. E. Steeman 2015

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Barnes 1977, Bisconti 2009, Bouetel and Muizon 2006, Brandt 1873, Brandt 1874, Brisson 1762, Capellini 1877, Gray 1864, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Gray 1873, Hershkovitz 1966, Kimura 2009, Lacépède 1804, Lydekker 1887, Marx 2011, Mead and Brownell 2005, Newton 1891, Pilleri 1987, Roger 1887, Scammon and Cope 1869, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sherman 1952, Trouessart 1904, Tsai et al. 2014, Turner 1912, Van Beneden 1882, Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 and Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

Sister taxa: Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena ianitrix, Eubalaena japonica, Eubalaena shinshuensis

Subtaxa: Balaena glacialis lamanoni Eubalaena glacialis glacialis

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Type specimens:

  • Eubalaena glacialis: Its type locality is North Cape, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Norway
  • Balaena aleoutiensis:
  • Balaena biscayensis:
  • Balaena islandica:
  • Balaena nordcaper:
  • Balaena swedenborgi:
  • Balaena tarentina:
  • Eubalaena sieboldii:
  • Halibalaena britannica:
  • Hunterius temminckii:
  • Macleayius australiensis:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Denmark (5 collections), Germany (1), Japan (2), Norway (1), United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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