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Sotalia Gray 1866 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63558

Synonyms: Steno (Tucuxa) Gray 1866 (no. 104338), Tucuxa Gray 1866 (no. 104340)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1866. Catalogue of Seals and Whales in the British Museum 1-402

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

Subtaxa: Sotalia fluviatilis, Sotalia guianensis, Sotalia maculiventer

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Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore