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Lagenorhynchus Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - 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, Delphinus chilensis, Eodelphinus, 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, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops, Sotaliinae

Subtaxa: Lagenorhynchus albirostris, Lagenorhynchus harmatuki

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Type: Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore