Feresa Gray 1870 (pygmy killer whale)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative spellings: Feresia, Orca (Feresa)

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Aguirre-Fernández et al. 2009, Bianucci 2005, Buchholtz and Schur 2004, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Gray 1870, Gray 1870, Kasuya 1973, LeDuc et al. 1999, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Murakami et al. 2014, Palmer 1904, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912 and Weber 1928

Sister taxa: Globicephala, Globidelphinidae, Grampidae, Grampus, Orcaella, Peponocephala, Platalearostrum, Protoglobicephala, Pseudorca

Subtaxa: Feresa attenuata

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Type: Feresa attenuata

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Brazil (2), India (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Tanzania (1), United States (2: Florida, Oregon)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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