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Lagenorhynchus Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - 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 I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

Sister taxa: Anacharsis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Etruridelphis, Globicephalinae, Lagenorhynchina, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaella, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Septidelphis, Steno, Stenonina, Stenoninae

Subtaxa: Lagenorhynchus albirostris, Lagenorhynchus harmatuki

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Type: Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore