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Lagenorhynchus Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36746

Alternative spelling: Delphinus (Lagenorhynchus)

Synonyms: Electra Gray 1866 (no. 91950), Lagenorhynchus (Electra) Gray 1866 (no. 102868)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the British Cetacea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 17:82-85

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

Sister taxa: Cephalorhynchus, Lissodelphis

Subtaxa: Lagenorhynchus albirostris, Lagenorhynchus harmatuki, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

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Type: Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore