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Monotypic taxon: Subfamily Eschrichtiinae Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951 - gray whale (mammal)
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Authorship

SN2000 author citation (Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
Original name Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951:713.
Subsequent rank (orig. spell.) McKenna, M.C. & Bell, S.K. 1997. Classif. Mamm.: 378 ("Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951:713, new rank").

Types

Type, by inheritanceEschrichtius (Genus) Gray, 1864 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 378. [new] [inferred]

Variants

BasionymEschrichtiidae (Family) Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 378. [new]
Current rankEschrichtiidae (Family) Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951 Ref: Bisconti & Bosselaers, 2020: 37. [inferred]
Preferred rankEschrichtiidae (Family) Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951 Ref: F.G. Marx et al., 2016: fig. 4.11.

Vernacular Names (English)

Full namegray whale
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