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Tursiops aduncus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus aduncus was named by Ehrenberg (1832). It is extant. Its type locality is Belhosse Island, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Eritrea.

It was recombined as Tursiops truncatus aduncus by Hershkovitz (1966); it was recombined as Tursiops aduncus by Trouessart (1898), Trouessart (1904), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Lal Mohan (1988), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008), Moura et al. (2013) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Delphinus aduncus Ehrenberg
1841Delphinus hamatus Wiegmann p. 7 figs. Pl. 369
1842Delphinus abusalam Ruppell p. 140 figs. Pl. 2
1846Delphinus abusalam Gray p. 38
1848Delphinus perniger Blyth
1850Delphinus abusalam Gray p. 111
1862Tursiops catalania Gray p. 143
1866Delphinus perniger Gray p. 249
1866Tursio abusalam Gray p. 261
1866Sotalia gadumu Owen
1898Sotalia perniger Trouessart p. 1026
1898Tursiops aduncus Trouessart p. 1031
1898Tursiops catalania Trouessart p. 1031
1903Tursiops fergusoni Lydekker
1904Sotalia perniger Trouessart p. 763
1904Tursiops aduncus Trouessart p. 764
1904Tursiops catalania Trouessart p. 764
1904Tursiops abusalam Trouessart p. 765
1911Tursiops nuuanu Andrews
1912Tursiops catalania Turner p. 136
1963Tursiops aduncus Scheffer and Rice p. 7
1966Tursiops truncatus aduncus Hershkovitz p. 48
1988Tursiops aduncus Lal Mohan p. 94
1998Tursiops aduncus Rice p. 106
2005Tursiops aduncus Mead and Brownell p. 734
2008Tursiops aduncus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2012Delphinus aduncus Hassanin et al. p. 43 figs. Fig. 1
2013Tursiops aduncus Moura et al. p. 870 figs. Figure 2
2013Tursiops aduncus 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
subfamilyDelphininae
genusTursiops
speciesaduncus(Ehrenberg 1832)

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