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Lagenorhynchus Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36746

Alternative spelling: Delphinus (Lagenorhynchus)

Synonyms: Electra Gray 1866 (no. 91950), Lagenorhynchus (Electra) Gray 1866 (no. 102868)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the British Cetacea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 17:82-85

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to N. L. Vollmer et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Eodelphinus, Globicephalinae, Hemisyntrachelus, Lagenorhynchina, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Sotalia, Steninae, Steno, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Lagenorhynchus albirostris, Lagenorhynchus harmatuki

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Type: Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore