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Stenella Gray 1866 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102903

Alternative spelling: Steno (Stenella)

Synonyms: Clymene Gray 1864 (no. 102854), Clymenia Gray 1864 (no. 69290), Delphinus (Clymene) Gray 1864 (no. 69291), Fretidelphis Iredale and Troughton 1934 (no. 112948), Micropia Gray 1868 (no. 112947), Prodelphinus Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 (no. 63597)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1866. Notes on the skulls of dolphins, or bottlnose whales, in the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866:211-216

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to M. Murakami et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Astadelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Cephalorhynchus, Delphininae, Delphinus, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Eodelphinus, Etruridelphis, Feresa, Globicephala, Globicephalinae, Grampus, Lagenodelphis, Lagenorhynchina, Lagenorhynchus, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Lissodelphis, Monoceratina, Orcaella, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Peponocephala, Protoglobicephala, Pseudorca, Sagmatias, Septidelphis, Sotalia, Sousa, Steno, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops, Tursiops miocaenus, Sotaliinae

Subtaxa: Clymene (Euphrosyne), Delphinus attenuatus, Stenella clymene, Stenella coeruleoalba, Stenella dubia, Stenella frontalis, Stenella longirostris, Stenella rayi

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore