Steno Gray 1846 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative spelling: Delphinus (Steno)

Synonyms: Glyphidelphis Gervais 1859, Stenopontistes Miranda-Ribeiro 1936

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

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to M. Murakami et al. 2014

See also Barnes 1977, Brandt 1874, Brownell 1975, Buchholtz and Schur 2004, Carroll 1988, de Muizon 1988, Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1863, Gray 1864, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Gray 1870, Hershkovitz 1966, Kasuya 1973, Kellogg 1928, LeDuc et al. 1999, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Palmer 1904, Perrin et al. 2013, Pilleri 1987, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Sherman 1952, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912, Vidal 1991, Weber 1928, West et al. 2011 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Eodelphinus, Globicephalinae, Hemisyntrachelus, Lagenorhynchina, Lagenorhynchus, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Sotalia, Steninae, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Delphinus (Steno) maculiventer Steno bredanensis

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Type: Stenella attenuata

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), France (1), French Polynesia (1), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Peru (1), South Africa (2), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Italy (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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