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Pomatodelphis stenorhynchus Holl 1829 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 96908

Alternative combinations: Clymene stenorhyncha, Clymenia stenorhyncha, Delphinus stenorhynchus

Synonyms: Champsodelphis longirostris Keferst 1834 (no. 69728), Champsodelphis renoui Laurillard 1844 (no. 145724), Champsodelphis renovi Laurillard 1844 (no. 65716), Delphinus renoui Laurillard 1844 (no. 96910), Delphinus renovi Laurillard 1844 (no. 96909), Schizodelphis depereti Paquier 1894 (no. 63740)

Full reference: F. Holl. 1829. Handbuch der Petrefactenkunde, mit einer Einleitung über die Vorwelt der organischen Wesen auf der Erde von Dr. Ludwig Choulant 1:1-115

Belongs to Pomatodelphis according to L. G. Barnes 2006

Sister taxa: Pomatodelphis bobengi, Pomatodelphis inaequalis

Type specimens:

  • Pomatodelphis stenorhynchus: Its type locality is Pontigne 2, which is in a Burdigalian terrestrial sandstone in France
  • Champsodelphis longirostris:
  • Champsodelphis renovi: Its type locality is Angers, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in France.
  • Schizodelphis depereti: Its type locality is Chamaret, which is in a Burdigalian marine horizon in France.

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore