†family Acrodelphinidae Abel 1905 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Acrodelphinidae

Alternative spelling: Acrodelphidae

Full reference: O. Abel. 1905. Les Odontocètes du Boldérien (Miocène Supérieur) D'Anvers. Mémoires du Musée royal D'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 3:1-155

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to M. J. Benton 1993

See also Abel 1905, Abel 1914, Abel 1919, Barnes et al. 1985, Carroll 1988, Dal Piaz 1929, Ginsburg and Janvier 1975, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1984, Muizon 1988, Pilleri 1985, Pilleri 1986, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Simpson 1945, Slijper 1936, Van Deinse 1931 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Agorophiidae, Agorophioidea, Agriocetus, Argyrocetus, Ashleycetidae, Atropatenocetus, Balaenodon, Belosphys, Cetophis, Champsodelphis, Chilcacetus, Colophonodon, Delphinapterus orcinus, Delphinida, Delphinoceti, Delphinodon mento, Delphinopsis, Delphinorhynchus, Delphinus baltringii, Delphinus restitutensis, Delphinus vanzelleri, Dinoziphius, Ediscetus, Eurhinodelphinida, Eurhinodelphis minoensis, Eurhinodelphis sassariensis, Graphiodon, Helvicetus, Helvicetus rugosus, Hesperocetus, Hesperoinia, Homaeocetus, Homocetus villersii, Hyperoodontoidea, Imerodelphis, Inticetidae, Ixacanthus, Kharthlidelphis, Lonchodelphis, Macrochirifer, Macrodelphinus, Microcetus, Microzeuglodon, Miokogia, Miotursiops, Mirocetidae, Monodon spurius, Monodontoidea, Nannolithax, Neosqualodon, Oligodelphis, Oligosqualodon, Olympicetus, Palaeoziphius, Pandelphinida, Panphyseteroidea, Parapontoporiidae, Parasqualodon, Patriocetidae, Pelodelphis, Phoca debilis, Phoca rugosidens, Phococetus, Physeteroidea, Physetodon, Platanistida, Platanistoidea, Platydelphis, Pontivaga, Priscodelphinus, Priscodelphinus teres, Priscophyseter, Prolipotes, Prophyseter, Prosqualodon, Proterocetus, Rhabdosteoidea, Rhabdosteus, Rhabodosteus, Sachalinocetus, Saurocetus, Scaptodon, Scaptodon lodderi, Simocetidae, Squaloceti, Squalodelphis pusillus, Squalodon (Microzeuglodon) wingei, Squalodon crassus, Squalodon kelloggi, Squalodon pelagius, Squalodon wymanii, Squalodontoidea, Squaloziphiidae, Stereodelphis, Sulakocetus, Synrhina, Tretosphys, Tretosphys uraeus, Uncamentodon, Xenorophidae, Zignodelphinidae, Ziphioidea, Susoidea

Subtaxa: Acrodelphinae

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Type: Acrodelphis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (8 collections), France (1), Germany (1), Slovenia (1), Switzerland (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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