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Tursiops australis Charlton-Robb et al. 2011 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 288409

Full reference: K. Charlton-Robb, L. Gershwin, R. Thompson, J. Austin, K. Owen and S. McKechnie. 2011. A New Dolphin Species, the Burrunan Dolphin Tursiops australis sp. nov., Endemic to Southern Australian Coastal Waters. PLoS One 6(9):e2407

Belongs to Tursiops according to A. E. Moura et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Tursiops aduncus, Tursiops astensis, Tursiops brochii, Tursiops erebennus, Tursiops osennae, Tursiops subridens, Tursiops truncatus

Type specimen: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:54BA663A-BDE6-4E12-A9D2- 84F6793EF4EA

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore