Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

NZOR Identifier: 2d39934d-eee0-4049-a1a4-14b3e99b778b

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id b0bd2671-298b-4f98-9707-e01c5969afe7)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
subphylum
Craniata
superclass
Gnathostomata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
suborder
Odontoceti
family
Delphinidae
genus
Peponocephala
species
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Providers

NZIB
Provider Contribution Summary

Biostatus

Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Biome
Marine
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Indigenous

Scientific Name

Authority
Gray
Rank
species
Year
1846
Nomenclatural Comment
Marine
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
Yes

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
b0bd2671-298b-4f98-9707-e01c5969afe7
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Peponocephala (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
b88e2075-4b3c-40f6-8480-3f583b76d0c6
According to
King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I., Compiled by King, C.M.; Baker, A.M.; Fordyce, R.E. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Living and Holocene mammals and extinct non-marine mammals. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
Preferred Name
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

No subordinate taxa

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
Melon-headed whale
Name Id
667f69d9-fe45-492e-93c7-c5d0f33debcf
According To
King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I., Compiled by King, C.M.; Baker, A.M.; Fordyce, R.E. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Living and Holocene mammals and extinct non-marine mammals. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
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