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Sagmatias obscurus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus (Grampus) obscurus was named by Gray (1828). It is extant. Its type specimen is BMNH 41.1733.

It was recombined as Delphinus obscurus by Gray (1828), Gray (1846), Nilsson (1847) and Gray (1850); it was recombined as Clymene obscurua by Gray (1866); it was recombined as Tursio obscurus by Gray (1866); it was recombined as Clymenia obscura by Gray (1868); it was recombined as Tursiops obscurus by Ameghino (1889); it was recombined as Lagenorhynchus obscurus by Trouessart (1904), Oliver (1922), Fraser and Purves (1960), Rice (1998) and Mead and Brownell (2005); it was synonymized subjectively with Lagenorhynchus cruciger by Scheffer and Rice (1963) and Hershkovitz (1966); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Lissodelphinae by Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008); it was recombined as Sagmatias obscurus by LeDuc et al. (1999) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Delphinus superciliosus Lesson and Garnot
1828Delphinus obscurus Gray
1828Phocaena homei Smith
1829Delphinus superciliosus Fischer p. 510
1838Delphinus fitzroyi Waterhouse
1846Delphinus obscurus Gray p. 37 figs. Plate 16
1847Delphinus obscurus Nilsson p. 597
1850Delphinus obscurus Gray p. 107
1866Clymene obscurua Gray p. 215
1866Tursio obscurus Gray p. 264
1868Lagenorhynchus similis Gray
1868Clymenia obscura Gray p. 6
1868Clymenia similis Gray p. 6
1889Tursiops obscurus Ameghino p. 885
1896Tursio panope Canto
1904Lissodelphis panope Trouessart p. 766
1904Lagenorhynchus fitzroyi Trouessart p. 767
1904Lagenorhynchus obscurus Trouessart p. 767
1904Lagenorhynchus supercilliosus Trouessart p. 767
1922Lagenorhynchus obscurus Oliver p. 581
1960Lagenorhynchus obscurus Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1998Lagenorhynchus obscurus Rice p. 115
1999Sagmatias obscurus LeDuc et al. p. 639 figs. Figure 2
2005Lagenorhynchus obscurus Mead and Brownell p. 730
2013Sagmatias obscurus 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
genusSagmatias
speciesobscurus(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