Balaena swedenborgii Liljeborg, 1867

Swedenborg whale

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: c.6,000 BC

 

Distribution

Sweden

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Anderung, Cecilia, Danise, Silvia, Glover, Adrian G., Higgs, Nicholas D., Jonsson, Leif, Sabin, Richard and Dahlgren, Thomas G. (2014). A Swedish subfossil find of a bowhead whale from the late Pleistocene: shore displacement, paleoecology in south-west Sweden and the identity of the Swedenborg whale (Balaena swedenborgii Liljeborg, 1867). Historical Biology 26(1): 58-68.

https://www.archive.org/stream/emanuelswedenbor00stroiala#page/8/mode/1up

https://www.archive.org/stream/naturejournal38londuoft#page/134/mode/1up [1888]

http://sciencenordic.com/whale-bones-found-highway-were-not-mystery-whale

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13377/balaena-swedenbo-rgii

 

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