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Delphinus delannoy Van Beneden 1860 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 100473

Alternative combination: Delphinus delannoyi

Full reference: P. J. Van Beneden. 1860. Rapport de M. Van Beneden. Bulletins de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique 10:403-411

Belongs to Delphinus according to O. Abel 1901

Sister taxa: Delphinus bertini, Delphinus capensis, Delphinus coronatus, Delphinus delphis, Delphinus dewaeli, Delphinus domeykoi, Delphinus feres, Delphinus lunatus, Delphinus minimus, Delphinus niger, Delphinus pernettyi, Delphinus rikuzenensis, Delphinus tropicalis, Delphinus tursio, Delphinus wasii, Eudelphinus tasmaniensis, Eudelphinus compressus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Eibergen, which is in a Serravallian coastal claystone in the Netherlands

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore