Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758

NZOR Identifier: 41e0611b-3336-4c17-bed5-58926512b86a

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id 7c89cf62-0d24-4221-b81d-d86d3b1fb9e2)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
subphylum
Craniata
superclass
Gnathostomata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
suborder
Odontoceti
family
Physeteridae
genus
Physeter
species
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758

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
Linnaeus
Rank
species
Year
1758
Nomenclatural Comment
Marine
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
No

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
7c89cf62-0d24-4221-b81d-d86d3b1fb9e2
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Physeter (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
58408e7e-68e0-4eb8-81a3-9579c2510d44
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
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758

No subordinate taxa

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
Sperm whale
Name Id
25ada1d4-d10c-4162-95af-f6e222f04387
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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