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Subfamily Lissodelphininae Fraser and Purves 1960 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100713

Alternative spellings: Lissodelphinae, Lissodelphinae

Full reference: F. C. Fraser and P. E. Purves. 1960. Hearing in Cetaceans. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 7(1):1-140

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to N. L. Vollmer et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Eodelphinus, Globicephalinae, Hemisyntrachelus, Lagenorhynchina, Lagenorhynchus, Leucopleurus, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Sotalia, Steninae, Steno, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Cephalorhynchus, Lissodelphis, Sagmatias

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Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore