Superfamily Delphinoidea Flower 1865 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea

Full reference: W. H. Flower. 1865. Notes on the skeletons of whales in the principal museums of Holland and Belgium, with descriptions of two species apparently new to Science. 1864:384-420

Parent taxon: Delphinida according to H. Ichishima et al. 2019

See also Aguirre-Fernández et al. 2009, Barnes 1978, Barnes 1985, Barnes 1985, Barnes 1988, Barnes et al. 1985, Berta 2017, Bianucci et al. 2011, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Brownell 1975, Brownell 1983, Brownell and Praderi 1984, Canto et al. 2010, Codrea et al. 2014, da Silva and Best 1996, Dawson 1996, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Gaskin et al. 1974, Geisler et al. 2011, Gingerich 2005, Gray 1868, Heyning and Dahleim 1988, Ichishima and Kimura 2000, Ichishima and Kimura 2005, Kasuya 1973, Kazár 2005, Kazár 2006, Kazár and Hampe 2014, Kazár et al. 2004, Lambert and Gigase 2007, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Murakami 2015, Murakami et al. 2014, Norman and Mead 2001, Post and Kompanje 2010, Rice 1998, Rice 2002, Rice 2009, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Simpson 1945, Stacey et al. 1994, Uhen et al. 2008, Vidal 1991 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

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

Subtaxa: Albireonidae Delphinidae Eurhinodelphis pacificus Graamocetus Monodontidae Odobenocetopsidae Oedolithax Palaeophocaena Phocoenidae Prionodelphis Protodelphinus Sinanodelphis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

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