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Dilophodelphis Boersma et al. 2017 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 354692

Full reference: A. T. Boersma, M. R. McCurry, and N. D. Pyenson. 2017. A new fossil dolphin Dilophodelphis fordycei provides insight into the evolution of supraorbital crests in Platanistoidea (Mammalia, Cetacea). Royal Society Open Science

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to T. Kimura 2018

Sister taxa: Araeodelphis, Argyrocetinae, Pachyacanthus, Platanista, Platanistinae, Pomatodelphininae, Pomatodelphis, Tachyrgrhynchus, Zarhachis

Subtaxa: Dilophodelphis fordycei

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Type: Dilophodelphis fordycei

Ecology: scansorial piscivore