Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Cetartiodactyla > Suborder Cetancodonta > Infraorder Cetacea > Superfamily Odontoceti > Family Delphinidae > Genus Pseudorca

Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PseudorcaReinhardt, 1862accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): falsk spekkhogger; halvspekkhogger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: halvspækhugger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kleine zwaardwalvis; zwarte schijnorka; zwarte zwaardwalvis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: bubble; false killer whale sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: False Killer Whale sources: Charles Hussey
 French: faux-orque; pseudorque
 German: kleiner Mörder; kleiner Schwertwal; schwarzer Schwertwal; unechter Schwertwal sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ψευδόρκα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): עבשן sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: pseudorca sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Japanese: okigondo kujira
 Lithuanian: juodoji orka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: falsk spekkhogger; halvspekkhogger sources: Hist. Brit. Foss. Mamm. Birds, p. 516, fig. 213
 Norwegian Nynorsk: falsk spekkhoggar; halvspekkhoggar sources: Hist. Brit. Foss. Mamm. Birds, p. 516, fig. 213
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): falsk spekkhoggar; halvspekkhoggar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: szablogrzbiet sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: falsa orca
 Russian: chornaya kasatka; malaya kasatka; или черная косатка; малая sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Sinhala: komadwa
 Slovenian: mala orka sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: orca bastarda; orca falsa; Orca negra sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: halvspäckhuggare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: yalancı katil balina sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Косатка мала; мала косатка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: coegleiddiad

Literature

original description

Owen. (1846). A history of British fossil mammals and birds.

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

additional source

Perrin, W. F., B. Würsig and J. G. M. Thewissen. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

additional source

King, C. (2009). Terrestrial mammals (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Rice, D. W. 1998. Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication 4.

additional source

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of living whales. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 246:1--259.

additional source

Stacey, P. J., S. Leatherwood and R. W. Baird. (1994). Pseudorca crassidens. Mammalian Species 456:1--6.

additional source

Culik, B. 2000. Convention on Migratory Species: Whales and Dolphins.

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846). In: Perrin, W.F. World Cetacea Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137104

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.
IUCN:
Red List status DD 2008This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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