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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Physeteridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Physeteridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, NMNH Mammals, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Conabio, Freshwater and Marine Image Bank U Washington, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, IUCN, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Australia Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominica Species List, Ecuador Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greenland Species List, Ireland Species List, Italy Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Morocco Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norway Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, South Africa Species List, Sweden Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean 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, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Ligurian Sea Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Hudson Strait Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Furui 2020
Physeteridae Gray 1821

Alternative Names

? acutidens von Meyer, 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ambiguum Brandt, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? annulatus Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? arcuatus Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bolzanensis Dal Piaz, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cornutidens Leidy, 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? coronatus Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dubusii Van Beneden, 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? fusiformis Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? grandis Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mediatlanticus Cope, 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minor Portis, 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minutus Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pachyodon Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? patagonicus Lydekker, 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? perpenguis Pilleri & Pilleri, 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pouchetti Moreno, 1892
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? quadratidens Leidy, 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? semseyi Bockh, 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? shigensis Hirota & Barnes, 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? suessii Brandt, 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vetus Leidy, 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? villersii Du Bus, 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? zonatus Du Bus, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Balaenodon Owen 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catodontidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Helvicetus Pilleri 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypocetus Lydekker 1894
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Miokogia Pilleri 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Naganocetus Bianucci & Landini 2006
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orcopsis Beneden 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Physeterina
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database and Paleobiology Database
Physetodon M'Coy 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prophyseter Abel 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

sperm whales preferred
Cachalot
Recognized by CITES
Sperm Whales
Recognized by CITES
sperm whale
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Finnish

Kaskelotit preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Cachalot preferred
Recognized by CITES

Japanese

マッコウクジラ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin
マッコウクジラ

Spanish; Castilian

Cachalotes preferred
Recognized by CITES
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Curated hierarchies for Physeteridae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Cetacea
50 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.