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Eubalaena glacialis (North Atlantic right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

Taxonomy
Balaena glacialis was named by Muller (1776). It is extant. Its type locality is North Cape, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Norway.

It was recombined as Eubalaena glacialis by Sherman (1952), Moore and Clark (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Barnes (1977), Pilleri (1987), Mead and Brownell (2005), Bouetel and Muizon (2006), Kimura (2009), Marx (2011), Tsai et al. (2014) and Gol'din and Steeman (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1762Balaena islandica Brisson p. 218
1776Balaena glacialis Muller p. 7
1804Balaena nordcaper Lacépède p. 103 figs. Fig. 1-3
1860Balaena biscayensis Eschricht
1864Balaena sieboldii Gray p. 349
1864Hunterius temminckii Gray p. 349
1866Balaena biscayensis Gray p. 89
1866Eubalaena sieboldii Gray p. 96
1866Hunterius temminckii Gray p. 96
1866Macleayius australiensis Gray p. 105 figs. Figures 10-11
1866Balaena aleoutiensis Van Beneden
1868Eubalaena sieboldii Gray p. 1
1868Hunterius swedenborgii Gray p. 1
1868Hunterius temminckii Gray p. 1
1868Macleayius australiensis Gray p. 2
1868Hunterius svendenborgii Lilljeborg
1869Balaena sieboldii Scammon and Cope p. 15
1870Balaena britannica Gray p. 200
1873Balaena svendenborgii Brandt p. 22
1873Macleayius australiensis Gray p. 134
1873Halibalaena britannica Gray p. 141 figs. Fig. 5
1877Balaena tarentina Capellini p. 11 figs. 1-7
1880Balaena biscayensis Van Beneden and Gervais p. 90
1882Balaena swedenborgii Van Beneden p. 19
1887Balaena biscayensis Lydekker p. 19
1891Balaena biscayensis Newton p. 57
1904Balaena glacialis Trouessart p. 787
1904Balaena sieboldi Trouessart p. 787
1912Balaena biscayensis Turner p. 29
1952Eubalaena glacialis Sherman p. 99
1963Eubalaena glacialis Moore and Clark p. 141
1963Balaena glacialis Scheffer and Rice p. 9
1966Eubalaena glacialis Hershkovitz p. 190
1977Eubalaena glacialis Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1987Eubalaena glacialis Pilleri p. 77
2005Eubalaena glacialis Mead and Brownell p. 723
2006Eubalaena glacialis Bouetel and Muizon p. 387
2008Balaena glacialis Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2009Eubalaena glacialis Kimura p. 8
2011Eubalaena glacialis Marx p. 83 figs. Figure 2
2014Eubalaena glacialis Tsai et al. p. 87
2015Eubalaena glacialis Gol'din and Steeman p. 13 figs. Figure 10

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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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
familyBalaenidae
genusEubalaena
speciesglacialis(Muller 1776)

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