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Steno Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36855

Alternative spelling: Delphinus (Steno)

Synonyms: Glyphidelphis Gervais 1859 (no. 69687), Stenopontistes Miranda-Ribeiro 1936 (no. 69688)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Parent taxon: 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, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Sagmatias, Sotalia, Steninae, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Delphinus (Steno) maculiventer, Steno bredanensis

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Type: Stenella attenuata

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore