Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828

NZOR Identifier: 49350a19-d675-42ff-9984-9b0a304521aa

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id e2c87490-bbd8-437e-962b-adc2e092cefd)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
subphylum
Craniata
superclass
Gnathostomata
class
Chondrichthyes
subclass
Elasmobranchii
order
Orectolobiformes
family
Rhincodontidae
genus
Rhincodon
species
Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828

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
Smith
Rank
species
Year
1828
Nomenclatural Comment
Marine
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
No

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
e2c87490-bbd8-437e-962b-adc2e092cefd
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Rhincodon (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
7dd05865-8ae3-4526-9247-710c8e43471f
According to
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., 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. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
Preferred Name
Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828

No subordinate taxa

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
Whale shark
Name Id
f9a9cdff-16d1-40b9-91eb-a2955e2b8693
According To
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., 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. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
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