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Platanista gangetica gangetica  (Roxburgh, 1801)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612607

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): Ganges River dolphin [English]
 
  Valid Name: Platanista gangetica gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - homonym and junior synonym   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Platanista gangetica gangetica    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies, website (version Aug 2018)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Committee on Taxonomy. 2018. List of marine mammal species and subspecies. Society for Marine Mammalogy, www.marinemammalscience.org, consulted on 16 April 2019   
  Reference for: Platanista gangetica gangetica   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mead, James G., and Robert L. Brownell, Jr. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Cetacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): 723-743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Platanista gangetica gangetica   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Platanista gangetica gangetica   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Regarding the dates of publication and priority of the name Delphinus gengeticus by Lebeck and by Roxburgh, see Kinze (2000), who established that Lebeck's name predates Roxburgh's, and must be used for the Ganges River Dolphin, as Platanista gangetica (Lebeck, 1801)  
 

 

   

 
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