Balaenoptera

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Cetacea
Subordo: Mysticeti
Familia: Balaenopteridae
Genus: Balaenoptera
Species: B. acutorostrata - B. bonaerensis - B. borealis - B. brydei - B. edeni - B. musculus - B. omurai - B. physalus

Name

Balaenoptera (Lacépède, 1804)

References

* Balaenoptera on Mammal Species of the World.
* Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World : A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2-volume set(3rd ed).

Vernacular Names
Internationalization
Deutsch: Furchenwale
English: Rorquals
Español: Rorcual
Português: Rorqual
中文: 须鲸科

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Balaenoptera is a genus of Balaenopteridae, the Rorqual whales, and contains eight species. The species Balaenoptera omurai was published in 2003. Balaenoptera is the most diverse genus of its family, the only other member being the Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae.

Taxonomy

* Genus Balaenoptera
o Balaenoptera acutorostrata, Common Minke Whale
o Balaenoptera bonaerensis, Antarctic Minke Whale
o Balaenoptera borealis, Sei Whale
o Balaenoptera brydei, Bryde's Whale
o Balaenoptera edeni, Eden's Whale
o Balaenoptera musculus, Blue Whale
o Balaenoptera omurai, Omura's Whale
o Balaenoptera physalus, Fin Whale

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