†family Kentriodontidae Slijper 1936 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Kentriodontidae

Full reference: E. J. Slijper. 1936. Die Cetaceen. Capita Zoologica 7:1-590

Parent taxon: Delphinida according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

See also Aguirre-Fernández and Fordyce 2014, Barnes 1978, Barnes 1985, Barnes 1988, Barnes et al. 1985, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Bianucci et al. 2011, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Carroll 1988, Codrea et al. 2014, Dawson 1996, de Muizon 1988, Foekens 2008, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gingerich 2005, Goldin et al. 2011, Ichishima et al. 1995, Kazár 2005, Kazár 2006, Kazár and Hampe 2014, Kazár et al. 2004, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rice 1998, Rice 2002, Rice 2009, Salinas-Marquez et al. 2014, Uhen et al. 2008, Valerio and Laurito 2012, Whitmore 1984 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: Anacharsis, Atocetus, Delphinavus, Delphinoidea, Hadrodelphis, Inioidea, Liolithax, Lipotidae, Lipotoidea, Lophocetus, Macrokentriodon, Miodelphis, Monodontoidae, Pithanodelphis, Platylithax, Tagicetus

Subtaxa: Heterodelphis Kampholophinae Kampholophos Kentriodon Kentriodontinae Lamprolithax Lophocetinae Microphocaena Pithanodelphininae Portheus patagonicus Rudicetus Wimahl

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Neogene of New Zealand (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Armenia (1), Austria (7), Belgium (2), Croatia (2), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Italy (9), Japan (6), Malta (2), Mexico (4), Moldova (2), New Zealand (4), Peru (5), Portugal (3), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (1), South Korea (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), United States (27: California, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), New Zealand (1)

Total: 101 collections including 127 occurrences

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