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Subfamily Steninae Fraser and Purves 1960 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 69997

Alternative spelling: Stenidae

Full reference: F. C. Fraser and P. E. Purves. 1960. Hearing in Cetaceans. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 7(1):1-140

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to R. Foekens 2008

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, Steno, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Sotaliinae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore