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Leucopleurus acutus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus (Grampus) acutus was named by Gray (1828) [Type locality unknown (Hershkovitz, 1866).]. It is extant. Its type specimen is Leiden Zoological Musuem?, a skull.

It was recombined as Lagenorhynchus acutus by Gray (1846), Gray (1850), Gray (1864), Gray (1866), Gray (1866), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Fraser and Purves (1960), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Rice (1998) and Mead and Brownell (2005); it was recombined as Leucopleurus acutus by LeDuc et al. (1999), Geisler et al. (2011) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1828Delphinus (Grampus) acutus Gray
1843Delphinus leucopleurus Rasch
1846Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray p. 34
1846Lagenorhynchus acutus Gray p. 35
1847Delphinus leucopleurus Nilsson p. 598
1850Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray p. 97
1850Lagenorhynchus acutus Gray p. 101
1864Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray p. 238
1864Lagenorhynchus acutus Gray p. 239
1866Lagenorhynchus acutus Gray p. 216
1866Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray p. 216
1866Lagenorhynchus acutus Gray p. 270
1866Lagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray p. 273
1868Leucopleurus arcticus Gray p. 7
1876Lagenorhynchus gubernator Cope
1876Lagenorhynchus perspicillatus Cope
1904Lagenorhynchus acutus Trouessart p. 767
1912Lagenorhynchus acutus Turner p. 128
1960Lagenorhynchus acutus Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Lagenorhynchus acutus Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1966Lagenorhynchus acutus Hershkovitz p. 60
1998Lagenorhynchus acutus Rice p. 113
1999Leucopleurus acutus LeDuc et al. p. 639 figs. Figure 2
2005Lagenorhynchus acutus Mead and Brownell p. 729
2011Leucopleurus acutus Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2013Leucopleurus acutus Perrin et al. p. 571 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
genusLeucopleurus()
speciesacutus(Gray 1828)

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
No diagnoses are available