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Monodontidae Gray, 1821

104559  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104559)

accepted
Family
Genus Bohaskaia Vélez-Juarbe & Pyenson, 2012 †
Genus Casatia Bianucci, Pesci, Collareta & Tinelli, 2019 †
Genus Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804
Genus Denebola Barnes, 1984 †
Genus Hesperoinia Zei, 1956 †
Genus Monodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Palaeophocaena Abel, 1905 †
Genus Protophocaena Abel, 1905 †

Genus Prionodelphis Frenguelli, 1922 † (nomen dubium)

Genus Argocetus Gloger, 1842 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Beluga Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Ceratodon Brünnich, 1772 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Ceratodon Brisson, 1762 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Ceratodontis Brisson, 1762 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Delphinaptera Bowditch, 1821 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Delphinaster Gray, 1821 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Delphinopterus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Delphiraptenus Schinz, 1827 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804
Genus Delphis Wagler, 1830 accepted as Delphinapterus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Diodon Storr, 1780 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Monodus Schulze, 1897 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Narhvalus Fischer, 1914 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Narvallus Burnett, 1830 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Narvalus Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Narwalus Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Narwhalus Duméril, 1806 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Tachynices Brookes, 1828 accepted as Monodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Monodontidae Gray, 1821. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104559 on 2021-10-20
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

basis of record WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Eutheria (Infraclass) > Cetacea (Order) > Odontoceti (Suborder) > Delphinoidea (Superfamily) > Monodontidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Narwhal and beluga. Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): M; stratigraphic range: Miocene (Middle Miocene)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

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