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Platalearostrum Post and Kompanje 2010 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182300

Full reference: K. Post and E. J. O. Kompanje. 2010. A new dolphin (Cetacea, Delphinidae) from the Plio-Pleistocene of the North Sea. Deinsea 14:1-12

Parent taxon: Globicephalinae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Feresa, Globicephala, Globidelphinidae, Grampidae, Grampus, Orcaella, Peponocephala, Protoglobicephala, Pseudorca

Subtaxa: Platalearostrum hoekmani

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Type: Platalearostrum hoekmani

Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore