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Superfamily Delphinoidea Flower 1865 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53268

Full reference: W. H. Flower. 1865. Notes on the skeletons of whales in the principal museums of Holland and Belgium, with descriptions of two species apparently new to Science. 1864:384-420

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

Sister taxa: Anacharsis, Atocetus, Delphinavus, Hadrodelphis, Inioidea, Kentriodontidae, Liolithax, Lipotidae, Lipotoidea, Lophocetus, Macrokentriodon, Miodelphis, Monodontoidae, Pithanodelphis, Platylithax, Tagicetus

Subtaxa: Albireonidae, Delphinidae, Eurhinodelphis pacificus, Graamocetus, Monodontidae, Odobenocetopsidae, Oedolithax, Palaeophocaena, Phocoenidae, Prionodelphis, Protodelphinus, Sinanodelphis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore