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SPECIES Pseudorca crassidens

Author:Owen, 1846.
Citation:Hist. Brit. Foss. Mamm. Birds: p. 516, fig. 213.
Common Name:False Killer Whale
Type Locality:UK, England, "in the great fen of Lincolnshire beneath the turf, in the neighborhood of the ancient town of Stamford". (subfossil).
Distribution:Worldwide: temperate to tropical waters.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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Synonyms:

    destructor (Cope, 1866)
    meridionalis (Flower, 1865)

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