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Pontoporia Gray 1846 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Pontoporiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63540

Synonym: Stenodelphis d'Orbigny and Gervais 1847 (taxon 36856)

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: Pontoporiidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Auroracetus, Brachydelphininae, Brachydelphis, Lipotinae, Piscorhynchus, Pliopontos, Pontistes, Pontoporiinae, Protophocaena, Scaldiporia, Stenasodelphis

Subtaxa: Pontoporia blainvillii

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore