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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Delphinidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Delphinidae
Recognized by Flickr BHL, iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, NMNH Mammals, AnAge, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, INBio, INBio, IABIN, Ecomare, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, IUCN, Angola Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium 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, Ecuador Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Honduras Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mauritius Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Reunion Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Turks and Caicos Islands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Uruguay Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Yemen Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, 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, 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, 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 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, 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, 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, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South China 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 Gulf of Oman Species List
Delphinidae Gray 1821
Recognized by EOL authors

Alternative Names

Hemisyntrachelidae
? astensis Sacco, 1891
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? baereckeii Sellards, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brevidens Dubreuil & Gervais, 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brochii Balsamo Crivelli, 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? capellinii Del Prato, 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? citoniensies Capellini, 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cortesii Fischer, 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? fockii Brandt, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? giulii Lawley, 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? kabatoensis Horikawa, 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? karstenii Olfers, 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? magellanica Burmeister, 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? major Macarovici & Zaharia, 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? malayanus Lesson, 1826
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? meyeri Brandt, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minor Macarovici & Zaharia, 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? occiduus Leidy, 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? oligodon Pilleri & Siber, 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? orcoides Lankester, 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? paleorca Matsumoto, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pliocaenus Gervais, 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? plumbea Flower, 1884
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? renoui Laurillard, 1844
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? svineval Gray, 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? uncidens Lankester, 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cephalorhynchinae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database and Paleobiology Database
Cephalorhynchinae Fraser & Purves 1960
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Cetus Brisson 1762
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clymenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diodon O'Reilly 1818
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eodelphis Murakami, Shimada, Hikida, Soeda & Hirano 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eutropia Gray 1847
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Furcio
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Globicephalidae Gray 1850
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Gramphidelphis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Grampidelphidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Hemisyntrachelidae
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Hemisyntrachelidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Hemisyntrachelidae
Synonym according to Dynamic Hierarchy Synonyms
Hemisyntrachelus Brandt 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Holodontidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Lagenorrhynchus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lissodelphinae Fraser & Purves 1960
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
Orcinae Fraser & Purves 1960
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
Stenidae Fraser & Purves 1960
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
dolphins
In-part according to NCBI

Common Names

English

dolphins, killer whales, pilot whales, and relatives preferred
Unidentified Delphinidae
"dolphins, killer whales, pilot whales, and relatives"
Recognized by gafftron and admin
Dolphins
Recognized by CITES
dolphin
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
ocean dolphins

Albanian

Delfinët oqeanikë preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

دلفين محيطي preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

դելֆիններ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Asturian

Toliña preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Delfinlər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

дэльфінавыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

মহাসাগরীয় শুশুক preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Delfiner preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
delfinfamilien

Brazilian Portuguese

Delfins preferred
Recognized by 01134ann and admin
Golfinhos preferred
Recognized by 01134ann and admin

Bulgarian

Делфинови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Delfínid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chechen

ХӀорджӀаьла preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chuvash

Шыв сыснисем preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Oceanski dupini preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

delfínovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Delfiner preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

dolfijnen preferred

Esperanto

Delfenoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Delfiinlased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Delfiinit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Dauphins preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Delfínidos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

დელფინისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Delfine preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Guarani

Piranare preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

דולפיניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

delfinfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Höfrungar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Lumba-lumba preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

マイルカ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin
マイルカ

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Дельфиндер preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Delfīnu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Limburgish

Dolfijne preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Delfininiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

океански делфини preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Delfinfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
delfinfamilien

Persian

دلفین اقیانوسی preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Delfinowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

дельфиновые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Oceanski dupini preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Delfínovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Delfines preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

delfiner

Tamil

கடல் ஓங்கில் preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

โลมามหาสมุทร preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Yunusgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

дельфінові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Cá heo đại dương preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Bxr

Далайн гахай preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nan

Hái-ti-kho preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nds Nl

Dolfienen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Q13248

Delfiny preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Q13300

Chichimichin preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Q28224

Delfiinen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Q34024

Dofin preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Stq

Delfine preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Delphinidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia

GBIF classification

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

GBIF classification

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Cetartiodactyla
Delphinidae (this page)