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Steno cudmorei Chapman 1917 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63970

Full reference: F. Chapman. 1917. New or little-known Victorian fossils in the National Museum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 30(1):32-43

Belongs to Delphinidae according to M. Murakami et al. 2014

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore