Subfamily Orcaellinae Nishiwaki 1963

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative spellings: Orcaellidae, Orcellidae

Full reference: M. Nishiwaki. 1963. Taxonomical consideration on genera of Delphinidae. Scientific Reports of the Whales Research Instititute 17:93-104

Parent taxon: Delphinidae according to G. Bianucci and W. Landini 2007

See also Barnes 1984, Barnes et al. 1985, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Kasuya 1973, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Rice 1998

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

Subtaxa: none

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Orcaellinae in the database

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