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Trispondylus Vanden Broeck 1874 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124839

Full reference: E. Vanden Broeck. 1874. Esquisse Geologique & paleontologique des depots Pliocenes des Environs d'Anvers. Memoires de la Societe Malacologiques de Belgique 9:87-374

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to O. Abel 1905

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

Subtaxa: Trispondylus kleini

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Type: Trispondylus kleini

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore