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Lissodelphis borealis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinapterus borealis was named by Peale (1848). It is extant. Its type specimen is none designated. Its type locality is Astoria, west, which is in a Holocene marine horizon in Oregon.

It was recombined as Delphinus borealis by Cassin (1858) and Jefferson and Newcomer (1993); it was recombined as Leucorhamphus borealis by Dall (1874); it was recombined as Tursio borealis by True (1889); it was recombined as Lissodelphis borealis by Norris and Prescot (1961), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Barnes (1977), Vidal (1991), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Lagenorhynchus thicolea Gray figs. Pl. 36
1848Delphinapterus borealis Peal
1848Delphinapterus borealis Peale p. 1
1849Lagenorhynchus thicolea Gray p. 2
1850Lagenorhynchus thicolea Gray p. 103
1850Delphinapterus borealis Gray p. 105
1858Delphinus borealis Cassin p. 30
1866Lagenorhynchus thicolea Gray p. 216
1866Delphinapterus borealis Gray p. 277
1868Electra thicolea Gray p. 7
1869Delphinapterus borealis Scammon and Cope p. 22
1874Leucorhamphus borealis Dall p. 296
1889Tursio borealis True p. 80
1904Lagenorhynchus thicolea Trouessart p. 767
1961Lissodelphis borealis Norris and Prescot
1963Lissodelphis borealis Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1966Lagenorhynchus thicolea Hershkovitz p. 70
1977Lissodelphis borealis Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1991Lissodelphis borealis Vidal p. 5
1993Delphinus borealis Jefferson and Newcomer p. 1
1998Lissodelphis borealis Rice p. 115
2005Lissodelphis borealis Mead and Brownell p. 730
2008Lissodelphis borealis Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2013Lissodelphis borealis 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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyLissodelphininae()
genusLissodelphisGloger 1841
speciesborealis(Peale 1848)

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