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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Balaenopteridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Balaenopteridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, IUCN, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Madagascar Species List, Martinique Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Norway Species List, Peru Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Reunion Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Pierre et Miquelon Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Taiwan Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turks and Caicos Islands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Uruguay 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, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celtic 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 Bothnia 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, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Skagerrak 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, FAO Fishery Statistics, and Furui 2020

Alternative Names

? brialmonti Van Beneden, 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cephalus Cope, 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cuvierii Fischer, 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? davidsonii Cope, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? definata Owen, 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dubium Van Beneden, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? emarginata Owen, 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gervaisii Van Beneden & Gervais, 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? goropi Van Beneden, 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hubachi Dathe, 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hupschii Van Beneden, 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mysticetoides Emmons, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? notopelagicus Cabrera, 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? occidentalis Kellogg, 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? portisii Sacco, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? robusta Van Beneden, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rostratella Van Beneden, 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sibbaldina Van Beneden, 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tripos Cope, 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tschudii Reichenbach, 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Burtinopsis van Beneden 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cetotheriophanes Brandt 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Incakujira Marx & Kohno 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megapteropsis van Beneden 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeobalaena Woodward & Sherborn 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeocetidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Palaeocetus Seeley 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Humpback Whale, Rorquals
Recognized by CITES
rorqual
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Vinwalvis preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

هراكلة preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Zolaqlı balinalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Zere preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Ивичести китове preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Rorqual preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Brazdeni kitovi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

plejtvákovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Vinvissen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
vinvissen

Estonian

Vaguvaallased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Uurteisvalaat preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Baleinoptères, Rorquals preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Balenoptéridos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ზოლიანი ვეშაპისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Furchenwale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

לווייתני ענק preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

barázdásbálna-félék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Rorqual preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Rorcual preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ナガスクジラ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin
ナガスクジラ

Latvian

Joslvaļu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Limburgan; Limburger; Limburgish

Vinvèsse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Raukšlėtieji banginiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

браздести китови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

finnhvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
finnkvalfamilien preferred
finnhvalfamilien

Persian

بزرگ‌باله‌ایان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

płetwalowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

полосатиковые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Brazdeni kitovi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Rorcuales preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Fenvalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
fenvalar

Thai

วงศ์วาฬแกลบ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Oluklu balinagiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

смугачеві preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Yoʻl-yoʻl kitlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Balaenopteridae

GBIF classification

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