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Delphinus taramelli de Zigno 1875 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 96772

Full reference: A. de Zigno. 1875. Sui mammiferi fossili del Vento. Rivista Periodica del Lavori Della R. Academia di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Padova 24:101-112

Belongs to Delphinus according to P. Lioy 1896

Sister taxa: Delphinus bertini, Delphinus brevidens, Delphinus capensis, Delphinus coronatus, Delphinus delannoy, Delphinus delphis, Delphinus dewaeli, Delphinus domeykoi, Delphinus feres, Delphinus lunatus, Delphinus minimus, Delphinus niger, Delphinus pernettyi, Delphinus rikuzenensis, Delphinus tropicalis, Delphinus tursio, Delphinus wasii, Eudelphinus tasmaniensis, Eudelphinus compressus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Molina a Vento, which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in Italy

Ecology: scansorial insectivore