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Delphinus Linnaeus, 1758

1307297  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1307297)

accepted
Genus
Species Delphinus abusalam Ruppell, 1842
Species Delphinus anarnacus Desmarest, 1822
Species Delphinus attenuatus Gray, 1843
Species Delphinus bertini Desmarest, 1817
Species Delphinus bonnaterrei Tiedemann, 1808
Species Delphinus boryi Desmarest, 1822
Species Delphinus caerulescens Giglioli, 1874
Species Delphinus capensis Rapp, 1837
Species Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Species Delphinus carbonarius Wagner, 1846
Species Delphinus clymene Gray, 1847
Species Delphinus compressus Gray, 1843
Species Delphinus coronatus Freminville, 1812
Species Delphinus cymodice Cabrera, 1961
Species Delphinus cymodoce Gray, 1846
Species Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus delphus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus dubius G. Cuvier, 1812
Species Delphinus epiodon Desmarest, 1822
Species Delphinus eurynome Gray, 1846
Species Delphinus fabricii Billberg, 1828
Species Delphinus feres Bonnaterre, 1789
Species Delphinus gadamu Owen, 1866
Species Delphinus hamatus Wiegmann in Schreber & Wagner, 1846
Species Delphinus harlani Fischer, 1829
Species Delphinus leucocephalus Lesson, 1826
Species Delphinus livittatus F. Cuvier, 1836
Species Delphinus maculatus Lesson & Garnot, 1826
Species Delphinus maculiventer Owen, 1846
Species Delphinus malayanus Lesson, 1826
Species Delphinus minimus Lesson, 1826
Species Delphinus nesarnac Lesson, 1827
Species Delphinus niger Lacépède, 1818
Species Delphinus pernettensis Blainville in Desmarest, 1817
Species Delphinus pernettyensis Philippi, 1893
Species Delphinus pernettyi Desmarest, 1822
Species Delphinus pernetyi True, 1885
Species Delphinus perniger Blyth, 1848
Species Delphinus pomeegra Owen, 1866
Species Delphinus rappii Reichenbach, 1845
Species Delphinus rhinoceros Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Species Delphinus roseiventris Ogawa, 1932
Species Delphinus salam Van Beneden, 1886
Species Delphinus siculus Rafinesque, 1810
Species Delphinus symodice Gray, 1870
Species Delphinus tropicalis van Bree, 1971
Species Delphinus tursio Fabricius, 1780
Species Delphinus walkeri Gray, 1866

Species Delphinus acutus Gray, 1828 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus aduncus Ehrenberg in Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1832 accepted as Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1832 [1833])
Species Delphinus aires G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812)
Species Delphinus albians Nilsson, 1820 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus albicans Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus albigena Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Species Delphinus albimanus Peale, 1848 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus albirostratus Peale, 1848 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)
Species Delphinus albirostris Gray, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846)
Species Delphinus algeriensis Loche, 1860 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus alope Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus amazonicus Spix & Martius, 1831 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus amphitriteus Philippi, 1893 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus asthenops Cope, 1865 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus bairdi Norris & Prescott, 1961 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Species Delphinus bairdii Dall, 1873 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Species Delphinus bayeri Risso, 1826 accepted as Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus bicolor Gray, 1846 accepted as Lissodelphis peronii (Lacépède, 1804)
Species Delphinus bidens Shaw, 1801 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus bidentatus Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus bivittatus Lesson & Garnot, 1826 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Species Delphinus blainvillei Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844 accepted as Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844)
Species Delphinus bredanensis G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828)
Species Delphinus breviceps Wagner, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus brevimanus Wagner, 1846 accepted as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)
Species Delphinus butskode Blainville in Demarest, 1817 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus butskopf Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus canadensis Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus capensis G. Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus catalania Gray, 1862 accepted as Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1832 [1833])
Species Delphinus cephalorhynchus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus chamissonis Wiegmann in Schreber & Wagner, 1846 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828)
Species Delphinus chemnitzianus Blainville in Demarest, 1817 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus chilensis Philippi, 1896 accepted as Lagenorhynchus australis (Peale, 1848)
Species Delphinus chinensis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
Species Delphinus clymene Gray, 1850 accepted as Stenella clymene (Gray, 1850)
Species Delphinus coeruleoalbus Meyen, 1833 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus commersonii Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804)
Species Delphinus compressicauda Lesson, 1828 accepted as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
Species Delphinus compressus Gray, 1846 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828)
Species Delphinus crotaphiscus Cope, 1865 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus cruciger d'Orbigny & Gervais, 1847 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Species Delphinus cruciger Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Lagenorhynchus cruciger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Species Delphinus deductor Scoresby, 1820 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Species Delphinus densirostris Blainville, 1817 accepted as Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus desmaresti Risso, 1826 accepted as Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Species Delphinus diodon Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus doris Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Delphinus duhameli Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Delphinus dussumieri Blanford, 1891 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Species Delphinus edentulus Schreber, 1802 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus erebennus Cope, 1865 accepted as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
Species Delphinus eschrichtii Schlegel, 1841 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus euphrosyne Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus eutropia Gray, 1846 accepted as Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray, 1846
Species Delphinus fitzroyi Waterhouse, 1838 accepted as Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus fluviatilis Gervais & Deville in Gervais, 1853 accepted as Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais & Deville in Gervais, 1853)
Species Delphinus forsteri Gray, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus fraenatus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Delphinus frenatus Gray, 1846 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Delphinus frithii Blyth, 1859 accepted as Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828
Species Delphinus frontalis G. Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Delphinus frontatus Cuvier, 1823 accepted as Steno bredanensis (G. Cuvier in Lesson, 1828)
Species Delphinus frontatus G. Cuvier, 1823 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus fulvifasciatus Wagner, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus fulvofasciatus True, 1889 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus fusiformis Owen, 1866 accepted as Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Species Delphinus gangetica Roxburgh, 1801 accepted as Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)
Species Delphinus gangetica Lebeck, 1801 accepted as Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)
Species Delphinus gangeticus G. Cuvier, 1823 accepted as Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)
Species Delphinus geoffrensis de Blainville, 1817 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus geoffroyi Spix & Martius, 1831 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus geoffroyi Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus gladiator Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Delphinus globiceps G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Species Delphinus globiceps Temminck, 1841 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Species Delphinus grampus Blainville, 1817 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Delphinus grampus Gray, 1846 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Species Delphinus grampus Iredale & Troughton, 1933 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Delphinus grinda Lyngbye, 1824 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Species Delphinus griseus G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812)
Species Delphinus griseus Gray, 1828 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812)
Species Delphinus guianensis Van Beneden, 1864 accepted as Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864)
Species Delphinus guyanensis Van Beneden, 1868 accepted as Sotalia guianensis (Van Beneden, 1864)
Species Delphinus hastatus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828 accepted as Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus holbolli Eschricht, 1847 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus hunteri Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus hyperoodon Desmarest, 1822 accepted as Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Species Delphinus ibseni Eschricht, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846)
Species Delphinus inia Rapp, 1837 accepted as Inia geoffrensis (de Blainville, 1817)
Species Delphinus intermedius Gray, 1827 accepted as Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874
Species Delphinus janira Gray, 1846 accepted as Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Delphinus kingii Gray, 1827 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus lateralis Peale, 1848 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Species Delphinus lentiginosus Owen, 1866 accepted as Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)
Species Delphinus leucas Pallas, 1776 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus leucaster Gray, 1821 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Species Delphinus leucopleurus Rasch, 1843 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828)
Species Delphinus leucoramphus Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus leucorhamphus Gervais, 1868-1880 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus longidens Cope, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus longirostris Gray, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus longirostris G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus loriger Wiegmann, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus lunatus Lesson, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus major Gray, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus malayanus Schlegel, 1841 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus marginatus Desmarest, 1856 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus marginatus Lafont, 1868 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus mediterraneus Loche, 1860 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus melas Traill, 1809 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus melas Temminck, 1841 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus metis Gray, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus metis Gray, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus microbrachium Gray, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus microps Gray, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus microps Burmeister, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus moorei Gray, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus nesarnack Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus nesarnak Reichenback, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus novaezealandiae Gray, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus novaezeelandiae Wagner, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus novaezelandiae Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus obscurus J.E. Gray, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus orca Temminck & Schlegel, 1841 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus oxyrhynchus Gray, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus pallidus Gervais, 1855 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus parvimanus Lutken, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus pectoralis Peale, 1848 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus peroni Reed, 1904 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus peronii Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus perspicillatus Peters, 1876 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus philippii Cocco, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus phocaena Muller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus phocaenoides G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus phocoena Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus plagiodon Cope, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus planiceps Van Breda, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus plumbeus G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus pseudodelphis Wiegmann in Wagner, 1840 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus pseudotursio Reichenbach, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus punctatus Gray, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus reinwardtii Schlegel, 1841 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus risso Risso, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rissoanus Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rissoi Gervais, 1859 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus roseiventris Wagner, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rostrats F. Cuvier, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rostratus G. Cuvier, 1812 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rostratus Shaw, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus rostratus Desmarest, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sao Gray, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus schawensis F. Cuvier, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus serra Borowski, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus shawensis Blainville, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sinensis Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sowerbensis Blainville, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sowerbianus Trouessart, 1898 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sowerbyensis Eschricht, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus sowerbyi Desmarest, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus stenorhynchus Gray, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus styx Gray, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus superciliosus Lesson & Garnot, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus tethyos Gervais, 1853 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus tridens Van Beneden, 1873 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus troncatus F. Cuvier, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus truncatus Montagu, 1821 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus tuchuschi Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus tursio Bonnaterre, 1789 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus tursio Brightwell, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus velox G. Cuvier, 1829 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus ventricosus Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus victorini Grill, 1858 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus vulgaris Lacépède, 1804 (unaccepted)
Species Delphinus zelandae Gray, 1853 (unaccepted)
marine
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. 10th edition. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277
page(s): 77 [details]   
IRMNG (2018). Delphinus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1307297 on 2019-11-15
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. 10th edition. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277
page(s): 77 [details]   

basis of record Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record SN2000/McKenna & Bell, 1997 [details]   

verified source for family WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

verified source for family Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (editors). (2005). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd Ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 2,142 pp.  [details]   

verified source for genus Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

current name source Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (editors). (2005). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd Ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 2,142 pp.  [details]   

current name source WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source Sepkoski, J. J., Jr. (2002). A compendium of fossil marine animal genera. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 363, 1-560. [details]   

habitat flag source Aphia2006 [details]   

original description  (of Dolphinus McMurtrie in Cuvier, 1834) in Cuvier, Anim. Kingd., 1
page(s): 184 [details]   

original description  (of Eudelphinus Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880) Ostéogr. Cét.
page(s): 600 [details]   

original description  (of Rhinodelphis Wagner in Schreber, 1846-47) in Schreber, Säugth., 7
page(s): 316 [details]   

original description  (of Delphis Gray, 1864) Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1864
page(s): 236 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info Includes marine species (Aphia 2006). Marine, extant (?) + fossil: Tertiary to Recent (Sepkoski 2002) [details]

Nomenclatural status available [details]

Type species as cited Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758. [details]

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