Stenella longirostris Gray 1828 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Delphinoidea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Delphinus longirostris, Prodelphinus longirostris

Synonyms: Clymene alope Gray 1850, Clymene microps Lafont 1868, Clymenia alope Gray 1850, Clymenia microps Lafont 1868, Delphinus alope Gray 1850, Delphinus microps Lafont 1868, Delphinus roseiventris Wagner 1846, Steno roseiventris Wagner 1846

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

See also Allen 1921, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Hershkovitz 1966, Heyning and Perrin 1994, Lal Mohan 1988, Mead and Brownell 2005, Meyer 1832, Perrin 1998, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sherman 1952, Trouessart 1904 and Vidal 1991

Sister taxa: Delphinus attenuatus, Stenella attenuata, Stenella clymene, Stenella coeruleoalba, Stenella dubia, Stenella frontalis, Stenella rayi

Type specimens:

  • Stenella longirostris: Leiden Museum, a skull
  • Clymenia alope:
  • Delphinus microps:
  • Delphinus roseiventris:

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of French Polynesia (2 collections), Japan (1), Vanuatu (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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