Balaena

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: Balaenidae
Genus: Balaena
Species: B. mysticetus

Name

Balaena Linnaeus, 1758

Type species: B. mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms

* Leiobalaena Eschricht, 1849

References

* Balaena 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).
* Linnaeus: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1: 75.

Vernacular Names
Internationalization
English: Bowhead Whale, Bowhead, Arctic Whale, Greenland Right Whale

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