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Lagenorhynchus Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative spelling: Delphinus (Lagenorhynchus)

Synonyms: Electra Gray 1866, Lagenorhynchus (Electra) Gray 1866

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the British Cetacea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 17:82-85

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

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Astadelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Cephalorhynchus, Delphininae, Delphinus, Eodelphis, Etruridelphis, Feresa, Globicephala, Globicephalinae, Grampus, Lagenodelphis, Lagenorhynchina, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Lissodelphis, Monoceratina, Orcaella, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Peponocephala, Protoglobicephala, Pseudorca, Sagmatias, Septidelphis, Sotalia, Sousa, Stenella, Steno, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Tursiops

Subtaxa: Lagenorhynchus albirostris, Lagenorhynchus harmatuki

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Type: Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore