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Family Iniidae Gray 1846 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 53142

Alternative spelling: Iniana

Synonyms: Stenodelphinidae Miller 1923 (no. 129140), Stenodelphininae Miller 1923 (no. 63586)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Parent taxon: Inioidea according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Awadelphis, Brujadelphis, Paninia, Pontoporiidae

Subtaxa: Goniodelphis, Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Isthminia, Meherrinia, Plicodontinia mourai, Saurocetes

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore