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Taxon: Species Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (mammal)
Classification by:

Kingdom [Animalia] Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
   Subkingdom Metazoa Haeckel, 1874 see Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758
     Division Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910 see Subkingdom Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910
       Subdivision Bilateralia
         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
             Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
               Subclass Eutheria Huxley, 1880 see Infraclass Eutheria Huxley, 1880
                 Order Cetacea Brisson, 1762 - whales, dolphins, and porpoises see Suborder Cetacea Brisson, 1762
                   Suborder Odontoceti Flower, 1869 - toothed whales see Parvorder Odontoceti Flower, 1869
                     Superfamily Delphinoidea Gray, 1821
                       Family Delphinidae Gray, 1821 - marine dolphins
                         Subfamily Orcininae (Wagner, 1846) Kasuya, 1973
                           Genus Orcinus Fitzinger, 1860 - killer whale
                             Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - killer whale

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