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Nom scientifique:
Globicephala melas

Taxonomie et nomenclature

Règne:
Animalia
Rang:
Genus
synonyme(s):
Globicephala melaena
Delphinus melas
Nom(s) commun(s):
globicéphale noir de l'Atlantique [French]
Long-finned Pilot Whale [English]

Statut taxonomique

Courant:
valid

Indicateurs de qualité des données

Évaluation de la crédibilité de l’enregistrement:
TWG standards met
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Hiérarchie taxonomique

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Références

Expert(s):
Dr. James G. Mead. Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560
Alfred L. Gardner. Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Autres sources:
database: <a href="http://www.menv.gouv.qc.ca/biodiversite/centre.htm">CDP;
website: Mammal Species of the World; http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/msw/
Références:
Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds. 1999-01-01. The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xxv + 750. 1-56098-845-2. .
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992-01-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xviii + 1207. 1-56098-217-9. Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing.
Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes 2003-12-31. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. . . . . As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998.
Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole 2000-01-01. Common Names of Mammals of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xiv + 204. 1-56098-383-3. With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer.
Mead, James G., and Robert L. Brownell, Jr. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 723-743. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Rice, Dale W. 1998-01-01. Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4. The Society for Marine Mammalogy. Lawrence, Kansas, USA. ix + 231. 1-891276-03-4. .

Information géographique

Information géographique:
Antarctica/Southern Ocean
East Pacific
Eastern Atlantic Ocean
Indo-West Pacific
Western Atlantic Ocean
Champ d’application:
Continental US, Native
Canada, Native
Hawaii, Native

Commentaires

Commentaires:
Alfred L. Gardner: Includes Globicephala melaenea, a variant spelling of melas
Mead & Brownell, Jr., in Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)
Mead & Brownell, Jr., in Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: See Van Bree (1971). Formerly called G. melaena but Article 31b of the third edition of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1985d) specifically gave melas as an example of a Greek adjective that does not change its ending when transferred to a genus of another gender (see Schevill, 1990a, b; Rice, 1990). Rice (1998:119) recognized G. m. melas (North Atlantic Longfinned Pilot whale), G. m. edwardii (Southern Longfinned Pilot Whale) and an un-named subfossil subspecies of G. me...

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