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Stenella coeruleoalba

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus coeruleoalbus was named by Meyen (1833) [original spelling: Delphinus coeruleo-albus]. It is extant. Its type specimen is Zoological Museum, Berlin, a skeleton. Its type locality is Rio de La Plata, which is in a Holocene fluvial horizon in Uruguay.

It was recombined as Lagenorhynchus caeruleoalbus by Gray (1850); it was recombined as Lagenorhynchus (Electra) coeruleoalbus by Gray (1866); it was recombined as Prodelphinus coeruleoalbus by True (1889); it was recombined as Prodelphinus caeruleoalbus by Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Stenella coeruleoalbus by Tomilini (1957), Tomilin (1957) and Hershkovitz (1966); it was recombined as Stenella caeruleoalba by Scheffer and Rice (1963); it was recombined as Stenella coeruleoalba by Vidal (1991), Rice (1998), Archer and Perrin (1999), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Delphinus coeruleoalbus Meyen
1846Delphinus styx Gray p. 39
1846Delphinus euphrosyne Gray p. 40
1846Delphinus coeruleoalbus Gray p. 42
1847Delphinus euphrosyne Nilsson p. 595
1847Delphinus holbollii Nilsson p. 596
1848Delphinus lateralis Peale
1850Lagenorhynchus caeruleoalbus Gray p. 100
1850Delphinus euphrosyne Gray p. 117
1850Delphinus styx Gray p. 117
1853Delphinus tethyos Gervais
1864Delphinus (Clymene) euphrosyne Gray p. 237
1865Delphinus asthenops Cope
1865Delphinus crotaphiscus Cope p. 200
1866Clymenia dorides Gray p. 6
1866Clymene dorides Gray p. 214
1866Clymene euphrosyne Gray p. 214
1866Delphinus styx Gray p. 250
1866Delphinus euphrosyne Gray p. 251
1866Delphinus tethyos Gray p. 251
1866Delphinus lateralis Gray p. 255
1866Lagenorhynchus (Electra) coeruleoalbus Gray p. 268
1866Tursio dorcides Gray p. 400
1868Clymenia euphrosyne Gray p. 6
1868Clymenia euphrosynoides Gray p. 6
1868Clymenia styx Gray p. 6
1869Delphinus styx Scammon and Cope p. 22
1871Clymene burmeisteri Malm p. 63
1873Clymenia novaezelandiae Hector p. 159
1889Delphinus coeruleoalbus Ameghino p. 885
1889Prodelphinus petersii Lutken p. 40
1889Prodelphinus coeruleoalbus True p. 62
1893Delphinus amphitriteus Philippi p. 7
1904Delphinus asthenops Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus caeruleoalbus Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus crotaphiscus Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus euphrosine Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus lateralis Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus amphitriteus Trouessart p. 766
1904Prodelphinus burmeisteri Trouessart p. 766
1922Stenella euphrosyne Oliver p. 582
1951Stenella styx Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 732
1957Stenella coeruleoalbus Tomilin p. 554
1957Stenella coeruleoalbus Tomilini p. 554
1963Stenella caeruleoalba Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1966Stenella asthenops Hershkovitz p. 26
1966Stenella coeruleoalbus Hershkovitz p. 27
1991Stenella coeruleoalba Vidal p. 5
1998Stenella coeruleoalba Rice p. 110
1999Stenella coeruleoalba Archer and Perrin p. 1
1999Stenella aesthenops Archer and Perrin p. 26
2005Stenella coeruleoalba Mead and Brownell p. 732
2008Stenella coeruleoalba Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2012Delphinus coeruleoalbus Hassanin et al. p. 43 figs. Fig. 1
2013Stenella coeruleoalba Perrin et al. p. 571 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyDelphininae
genusStenella()
speciescoeruleoalba(Meyen 1833)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available