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Stenella longirostris Gray 1828 (dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82057

Alternative combinations: Delphinus longirostris, Prodelphinus longirostris

Synonyms: Clymene alope Gray 1850 (no. 102857), Clymene microps Lafont 1868 (no. 102856), Clymenia alope Gray 1850 (no. 102824), Clymenia microps Lafont 1868 (no. 102823), Delphinus alope Gray 1850 (no. 102414), Delphinus microps Lafont 1868 (no. 93941), Delphinus roseiventris Wagner 1846 (no. 102376), Steno roseiventris Wagner 1846 (no. 102378)

Belongs to Stenella according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

Sister taxa: Delphinus attenuatus, Stenella attenuata, Stenella clymene, Stenella coeruleoalba, Stenella dubia, Stenella frontalis, Stenella rayi

Type specimens:

  • Stenella longirostris: Leiden Museum, a skull
  • Clymenia alope:
  • Delphinus microps:
  • Delphinus roseiventris:

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus length 50.8, scapula length 104.8, skull 371.7 x 135.0

Estimated body mass: 36.4 kg based on humerus length