Eubalaena japonica Gray 1846

Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenidae

Alternative combinations: Balaena japonica, Eubalaena glacialis japonica

Synonym: Balaena cullamach Chamisso 1868

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Belongs to Eubalaena according to C.-H. Tsai et al. 2014

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Bisconti 2009, Churchill et al. 2012, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Hershkovitz 1966, Mead and Brownell 2005, Scammon and Cope 1869 and Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

Sister taxa: Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena glacialis, Eubalaena ianitrix, Eubalaena shinshuensis

Distribution: found only at Whaling Survey (Quaternary of Alaska)

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