Delphinus Linnaeus 1758 (common dolphin)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Synonym: Eudelphinus Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Abel 1919, Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Ameghino 1889, Barnes 1977, Brandt 1874, Buchholtz and Schur 2004, Canto et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Cope 1890, Dal Piaz 1929, De Kay 1842, de Muizon 1988, Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951, Flores 1895, Flower 1867, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fordyce and Roberts 2009, Fraser and Purves 1960, Geisler et al. 2011, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Gray 1846, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1863, Gray 1864, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Gray 1870, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Hershkovitz 1966, Illiger 1811, Kasuya 1973, Kellogg 1928, LeDuc et al. 1999, Linnaeus 1758, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Murakami et al. 2014, Owen 1866, Palmer 1904, Paquier 1894, Perrin et al. 2013, Pictet 1853, Pilleri 1987, Portis 1925, Rice 1998, Scammon and Cope 1869, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Schneider 1926, Sepkoski 2002, Sherman 1952, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912, Uhen et al. 2008, Van Beneden and Gervais 1868, Vidal 1991, Weber 1928, Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Astadelphis, Delphinina, Etruridelphis, Lagenodelphis, Septidelphis, Sousa, Stenella, Tursiops

Subtaxa: Delphinus bertini Delphinus capensis Delphinus coronatus Delphinus delannoy Delphinus delphis Delphinus dewaeli Delphinus domeykoi Delphinus feres Delphinus lunatus Delphinus minimus Delphinus niger Delphinus pernettyi Delphinus rikuzenensis Delphinus tropicalis Delphinus tursio Delphinus wasii Eudelphinus compressus Eudelphinus tasmaniensis

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Type: Phocoena phocoena

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (1), South Africa (2), Spain (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Azerbaijan (1), Belgium (2), Chile (1), Italy (3), Japan (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (2), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1)

• Miocene of the Netherlands (1), Peru (1), Ukraine (2)

• Neogene of Australia (1), Madagascar (1), Romania (1), South Pacific (2)

Total: 41 collections including 44 occurrences

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