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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Cetacea
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Cetacea
Infraorder recognized by NCBI
Cetacea
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Appeltans et al, Egypt Species List, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Conabio, Conabio, Freshwater and Marine Image Bank U Washington, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, Ecomare, Morgan Ernest 2003, Algeria Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Australia Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Brazil Species List, Cambodia Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Honduras Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Moldova Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Pierre et Miquelon Species List, San Marino Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Uruguay Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Baffin Bay Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Gulf of Suez Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Ionian Sea Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Kara Sea Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Ligurian Sea Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Hudson Strait Species List, Hudson Bay Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Rio de la Plata Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Sea of Marmara Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Gulf of Oman Species List, and Fish 2000
Cetacea Brisson 1762
Infraorder recognized by World Register of Marine Species

Alternative Names

Zeuglodon brachyspondylum Abel 1914
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Agriocetus Abel 1913
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Albicetus Boersma & Pyenson 2015
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anarnacus Duméril 1806
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anarnak Lacépède 1804
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancylodon Illiger 1811
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anglocetus Tarlo 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apenophyseter Cabrera 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Australosqualodon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Awamokoa Tanaka & Fordyce 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brabocetus Colpaert, Bosselaers & Lambert 2015
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carnivorae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database and Paleobiology Database
Cetaceae
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database and Paleobiology Database
Cetacei
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database
Cetotheriomorphis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cetotheriophanes Spasski 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chilcacetus Lambert, de Muizon & Bianucci 2015
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Colophonodon Leidy 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Delphinapteridae
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification and GBIF classification
Delphinorhynchidae
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Delphinorhynchus de Blainville 1817
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dilophodelphis Boersma, Mc Curry & Pyenson 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dinoziphius Beneden 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dipterocetus Gloger 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eucetotherium Spasski 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haplocetus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Horopeta Tsai & Fordyce 2015
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypocetus Lydekker 1894
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Ichthyoletes
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kampholophus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Loncodelphis Allen 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Manicetus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Medoicinia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microsqualodon Abel 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mioceta Deraniyagala 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miotursiops Deraniyagala 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mithridatocetus Gol'din & Startsev 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nanisocetus Kellogg 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Olympicetus Velez-Juarbe 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Otradnocetus Mchedlidze 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oxypterus Rafinesque 1814
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachycetus Beneden 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapontoparia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Periplocetus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platydelphis Du Bus 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platyrhynchus van Beneden 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiocetopsis Spasski 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pontivaga Ameghino 1891
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Potamodelphis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prioinia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Procetus Fraas 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protobalaena Haeckel 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhabodosteus Cope 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhamphocetus Gloger 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhegnopsis Cope 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhytisodon Costa 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salumniphocaena
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sitsqwayk Peredo & Uhen 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sormatodelphis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenodon van Beneden 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tangarasaurus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tiucetus Marx, Lambert & de Muizon 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tlaxcallicetus Hernández Cisneros 2018
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Toipahautea Tsai & Fordyce 2018
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tretosphrys Cope 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trirhizodon Cope 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Urkudelphis Tanaka, Abella, Aguirre Fernandez, Gregori & Fordyce 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Whakakai Tsai & Fordyce 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zignodelphis Pilleri 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

dolphins, porpoises, and whales preferred
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
Cetaceans
Recognized by Wikidata
cetaceans
Recognized by assadi and admin
"dolphins, porpoises, and whales"
Recognized by dancin_arkansan and admin
"whales, dolphins, and porpoises"
Recognized by BOBS and admin
whales and dolphins preferred
Dolphins, Porpoises, Whales
Recognized by CITES
whale
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
whales, dolphins and porpoises

Q13248

Wjelryby preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q13300

Huēyimichin preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q14549

Whaul preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q168446

Wale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q28224

Waaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q33239

Balyena preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q33522

Джейхэр preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q34024

Balin·ne preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Q34299

Кииттиҥилэр аймахтара preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bxr

Халим preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ckb

سیتەیسیا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Diq

Balina preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

En Ca

Whale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hak

Kîn-ǹg preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mrj

Кит ганьывлӓ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nrm

Baleine preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

سیٹیشیا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vls

Walvissn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zea

Walvisachtihen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Afrikaans

Walvisagtiges preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Balena preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

የዓሣንበሪ አስተኔ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

حيتانيات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

կետանմաններ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Balinakimilər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bashkir

Кит һымаҡтар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Zetazeo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

кітападобныя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

তিমি preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Brazilian Portuguese

cetáceos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Cetáceos preferred
Recognized by rosenthal1947 and admin

Breton

Morvil preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Китоподобни preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Burmese

ငါးဝန် preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

cetacis preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chuvash

Кит preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Kitovi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

Kytovci preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Hvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Walvisachtigen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
walvissen

Esperanto

Cetacoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Vaalalised preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Faroese

Hvalur preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Valaat preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Cétacé preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Dauphins, Marsouins, Baleines
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Cetáceos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ვეშაპისნაირნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Wale preferred

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Κητώδη preferred

Haitian; Haitian Creole

Balèn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

לווייתנאים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

सीटेशया preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Cetek preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Hvalir preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ido

Cetaceo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Inuktitut

ᐊᕐᕕᒃ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Míol mór preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Italian

Cetacei preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

クジラ目 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Javanese

Iwak lodan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kalmyk

Тул preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Киттәрізділер preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Кит сымалдар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

vaļveidīgie preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Limburgish

Walvèsachtege preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingala

Mondɛ́lɛ́ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingua Franca Nova

Setaseo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Banginiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
banginiai

Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch

Walen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

китови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Ikan paus preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

സീറ്റേസി ഗോത്രം preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Maori

Ika moana preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mongolian

Халим preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Łóóʼtsoh dóó Tééh hóyáanii preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nepali

ह्वेल preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Northern Sami

Hvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Hvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Kvalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
hvaler preferred

Occitan

Cetacèus preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Old Church Slavonic

Китъ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ossetian; Ossetic

Гайхуызтæ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

آب‌بازسانان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pfaelzisch

Wale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

walenie preferred

Portuguese

Cetáceo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Punjabi

ਸੈਟੇਸ਼ੀਆ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pushto; Pashto

نهنګ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Wallina preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Cetaceu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Китообразные preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ктообразные

Scottish Gaelic

Muc-mhara preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Плави кит preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Kit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Veľryby preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Somali

Nibiri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Cetáceos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Kiti preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Delfines, Marsopas, Ballenas
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Lauk Paus preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swahili

Nyangumi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Valar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tajik

Кит preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

கடற்பாலூட்டி preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

తిమింగలము preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

อันดับวาฬและโลมา preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tibetan

ཆུ་སྲིན། preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Balinalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
balinalar

Ukrainian

Китоподібні preferred

Unspecified

Hƿæl preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Leruarua preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Wale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
सीटेशिया preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Urdu

حوتیہ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Kitsimonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Bộ Cá voi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Walloon

Balinnacîs preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Welsh

Morfil preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Yiddish

וואלפיש preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zhuang; Chuang

Ginghyiz preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Cetacea

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Sarcopterygii
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Amniota
Synapsida
Therapsida
Cynodontia
Mammalia
Theria
Eutheria
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Cetartiodactyla

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Cetacea (this page)
1626 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.