Cephalorhynchus heavisidii Gray 1828 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Cephalorhynchus heavisidei, Delphinus (Grampus) heavisidii, Delphinus heavisidii, Eutropia heavisidii, Tursio heavisidii

Synonym: Delphinus hastatus Cuvier 1836

Belongs to Cephalorhynchus according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Fraser and Purves 1960, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Hershkovitz 1966, Mead and Brownell 2005, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Cephalorhynchus commersoni, Cephalorhynchus eutropia, Cephalorhynchus hectori

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Whaling Survey (Quaternary of South Africa)

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