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Septidelphis Bianucci 2013 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 267871

Full reference: G. Bianucci. 2013. Septidelphis morii, n. gen. et sp., from the Pliocene of Italy: new evidence of the explosive radiation of true dolphins (Odontoceti, Delphinidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(3):722-749

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

Sister taxa: Astadelphis, Delphinina, Delphinus, Etruridelphis, Lagenodelphis, Sousa, Stenella, Tursiops

Subtaxa: Septidelphis morii

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Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore