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ERMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137119

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter catodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 76 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Aleut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoraggadakhgikChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoradagig  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvorvaň tuponosý  [details]
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspermacethvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkaskelot  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpotvisChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkaizilot  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortrumpoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspermacet whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsperm whale  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrand cachalot [from synonym]Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalot à dents pointuesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalot à dents en faucilleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalot  [details]
Georgian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchigat  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPottwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPottfisch  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbúrhvalur  [details]
Italian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororgananteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorfisetereChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcascialottoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcapodoglio  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormakko kujira  [details]
Kalaallisut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkigitulikChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkegutilik  [details]
Koryak Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkoiapchak  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsue-hvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstorhufdChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspermhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpotfiskChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorknobbe-herreChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkaskelotChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkascelotChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhuns-hvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorburr-hvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorburdhvalurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbardhvalur  [details]
Polish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorolbrotowick  [details]
Russian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwolkmorskoiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspermatsetovyi kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkashalotChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbolshoi plavun  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachaloteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena esperma  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpottfisk  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoksijde [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis dussumierii (Brenden, 1870) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis physeteris (Baylis, 1923) [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (699 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Physeter catodon - sperm whale
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Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 18)
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Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 19)
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Gestrande potvis Theofiel
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137119
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-01-06 23:07:05Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2009). Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Perrin, W.F. (2016). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2016). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137119 on 2016-06-27
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