Stenella attenuata Gray 1846 (pantropical spotted dolphin)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Delphinus attenuata, Prodelphinus attenuatus, Steno attenuatus

Synonyms: Clymene punctata Gray 1866, Delphinus albirostratus Peale 1848, Delphinus microbrachium Gray 1850, Delphinus pseudodelphis Wiegmann 1840, Delphinus velox Cuvier 1829, Lagenorhynchus pseudodelphis Wiegmann 1840, Prodelphinus graffmani Lonnberg 1934, Stenella pseudodelphis Wiegmann 1840, Steno consimilis Malm 1871

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Belongs to Stenella according to W. F. Perrin et al. 2013

See also Abel 1901, Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Dal Piaz 1901, Gervais 1855, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Hassanin et al. 2012, Hershkovitz 1966, Mead and Brownell 2005, Nilsson 1847, Oliver 1922, Perrin 1975, Perrin 2001, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen et al. 2008 and Vidal 1991

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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Chile (1), India (1), Mexico (1), Tanzania (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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