Goniodelphis Allen 1941 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Full reference: G. M. Allen. 1941. A fossil river dolphin from Florida. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89(1):1-8

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

See also Allen 1941, Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Cozzuol 2010, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2012, Hamilton et al. 2001, Kellogg 1944, McKenna and Bell 1997, Morgan 1994, Sherman 1952, Uhen et al. 2008 and Valerio and Laurito 2012

Sister taxa: Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Isthminia, Kwanzacetus, Meherrinia, Plicodontinia mourai, Pontoplanodidae, Saurocetes

Subtaxa: Goniodelphis hudsoni

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Type: Goniodelphis hudsoni

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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