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Delphinodon Leidy 1869 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Kentriodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36701

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1869. The extinct mammalian fauna of Dakota and Nebraska, including an account of some allied forms from other localities, together with a synopsis of the mammalian remains of North America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 2:1-472

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

Sister taxa: Belonodelphis, Incacetus

Subtaxa: Delphinodon carniolicus, Delphinodon dividum

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Type: Squalodon mento

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore