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Stenella dubia Cuvier 1812 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 103636

Alternative combinations: Delphinus dubius, Prodelphinus dubius

Synonyms: Delphinus brevimanus Wagner 1846 (no. 102385), Delphinus punctatus Gray 1866 (no. 102665), Steno brevimanus Wagner 1846 (no. 102388), Steno capensis Gray 1866 (no. 102817)

Belongs to Stenella according to P. Hershkovitz 1966

Sister taxa: Delphinus attenuatus, Stenella attenuata, Stenella clymene, Stenella coeruleoalba, Stenella frontalis, Stenella longirostris, Stenella rayi

Type specimens:

  • Stenella dubia: MNHM unnumbered specimen, a skull
  • Delphinus brevimanus:
  • Delphinus punctatus:
  • Steno capensis:

Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore