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Grampus griseus (Risso's dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus griseus was named by Cuvier (1812). It is extant. Its type specimen is MNHN, a skull (stuffed skin and skull). Its type locality is Brest, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in France. It is the type species of Delphinus (Grampus).

It was synonymized subjectively with Grampus cuvieri by Gray (1846); it was recombined as Grampus griseus by Gray (1828), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Oliver (1922), Dal Piaz (1929), Hershkovitz (1961), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Barnes (1977), Vidal (1991), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008), Geisler et al. (2011) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Delphinus griseus Cuvier
1822Delphinus rissoanus Demarest
1828Grampus griseus Gray
1829Delphinus griseus Fischer p. 512
1829Delphinus rissoanus Fischer p. 512
1846Grampus rissoanus Gray p. 31
1846Grampus sakamata Gray p. 31
1846Grampus cuvieri Gray p. 36
1849Delphinus rissoanus Dubreuil and Gervais p. 135
1850Grampus cuvieri Gray p. 83
1850Grampus rissoanus Gray p. 84
1850Grampus richardsonii Gray p. 85
1850Grampus sakamata Gray p. 85
1852Delphinus griseus Gervais p. 149
1852Delphinus rissoanus Gervais p. 149
1864Grampus cuvieri Gray p. 245
1866Grampus cuvieri Gray p. 295
1866Grampus rissoanus Gray p. 298
1866Grampus richardsonii Gray p. 299
1866Grampus sakamata Gray p. 301
1866Globicephalus chinensis Gray p. 323
1868Grampus cuvieri Gray p. 9
1868Grampus richardsonii Gray p. 9
1904Grampus griseus Trouessart p. 769
1904Grampus griseus richardsoni Trouessart p. 770
1904Grampus griseus sakamata Trouessart p. 770
1912Grampus griseus Turner p. 121
1922Grampus griseus Oliver p. 579
1929Grampus griseus Dal Piaz p. 85
1961Grampus griseus Hershkovitz p. 547
1963Grampus griseus Scheffer and Rice p. 7
1966Grampus griseus Hershkovitz p. 87
1977Grampus griseus Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1991Grampus griseus Vidal p. 5
1998Grampus griseus Rice p. 116
2005Grampus griseus Mead and Brownell p. 729
2008Grampus griseus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2011Grampus griseus Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2013Grampus griseus 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
subfamilyGlobicephalinae()
genusGrampus(Gray 1828)
speciesgriseus(Cuvier 1812)

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