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Family Iniidae Gray 1846 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

Alternative spelling: Iniana

Invalid subtaxa: Plicodontinia mourai Miranda-Ribeiro 1938 [nomen dubium], Stenodelphinidae Miller 1923, Stenodelphininae Miller 1923

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 J. H. Geisler et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Pontoporiidae

Subtaxa: Goniodelphis, Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Meherrinia, Saurocetes, Saurocetidae

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore