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†family Eurhinodelphinidae Abel 1901 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 53264

Alternative spellings: Eurhinodelphidae, Eurhinodelphinae, Eurhinodelphininae

Synonym: Rhabdosteidae Gill 1871 (taxon 42959)

Full reference: O. Abel. 1901. Les dauphins longirostres du Boldérien (Miocène supérieur) des environs d'Anvers. Mémoirs Museum Royal Histoire Naturelle Belgique 1:1-95

Parent taxon: Eurhinodelphinoidea according to G. Bianucci et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Eoplatanistidae, Ziphiidae

Subtaxa: Ceterhinops, Eurhinodelphis, Eurhinodelphis salentinus, Iniopsis, Mycteriacetus, Phocaenopsis, Schizodelphis, Vanbreenia, Xiphiacetus, Ziphiodelphis

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Type: Eurhinodelphis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore