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Macrodelphinus Wilson 1935 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 36756

Full reference: L. E. Wilson. 1935. Miocene marine mammals from the Bakersfield region, California. The Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 4:1-143

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to O. Lambert et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Acrodelphidae, Agorophiidae, Agorophioidea, Agriocetus, Araeodelphis, Archaeodelphis, Argyrocetus, Ashleycetidae, Atropatenocetus, Austrosqualodon, Belosphys, Cetophis, Champsodelphis, Chilcacetus, Colophonodon, Dalpiazinidae, Delphinapterus orcinus, Delphinida, Delphinoceti, Delphinodon mento, Delphinoidea, Delphinopsis, Delphinus baltringii, Delphinus bessarabicus, Delphinus delannoy, Delphinus restitutensis, Delphinus taramelli, Delphinus vanzelleri, Dinoziphius, Eurhinodelphinida, Eurhinodelphinoidea, Eurhinodelphis minoensis, Eurhinodelphis sassariensis, Graphiodon, Helvicetus, Helvicetus rugosus, Hesperocetus, Hesperoinia, Homaeocetus, Homocetus villersii, Hyperoodontoidea, Imerodelphis, Ixacanthus, Kharthlidelphis, Lonchodelphis, Macrochirifer, Microcetus, Microzeuglodon, Miokogia, Miotursiops, Mirocetidae, Monodon spurius, Monodontoidea, Neosqualodon, Oligodelphis, Oligosqualodon, Palaeoziphius, Pandelphinida, Panphyseteroidea, Papahu, Parapontoporiidae, Parasqualodon, Patriocetus, Pelodelphis, Phoca debilis, Phoca rugosidens, Phocaena euxinica, Physeterida, Physetodon, Platanistida, Platanistoidea, Platydelphis, Platyrhynchus, Pontivaga, Priscodelphinus, Priscodelphinus teres, Priscophyseter, Prolipotes, Prophyseter, Prosqualodon, Proterocetus, Rhabdosteoidea, Rhabdosteus, Rhinostodes, Sachalinocetus, Saurocetus, Scaptodon, Scaptodon lodderi, Simocetidae, Squaloceti, Squalodelphis pusillus, Squalodon (Microzeuglodon) wingei, Squalodon crassus, Squalodon kelloggi, Squalodon pelagius, Squalodontoidea, Squaloziphius, Stereodelphis, Sulakocetus, Synrhina, Tretosphys, Tretosphys uraeus, Uncamentodon, Xenorophidae, Zignodelphinidae, Ziphioidea, Susoidea, Pontoplanodidae

Subtaxa: Macrodelphinus kelloggi, Macrodelphinus valenciennesii

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Type: Macrodelphinus kelloggi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore