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Stenella frontalis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus frontalis was named by Cuvier (1829). It is extant. Its type locality is Boa Vista, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Cape Verde.

It was recombined as Stenella frontalis by Fraser (1950), Sherman (1952), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Rice (1998), Perrin (2002), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Delphinus (Delphinorhynchus) pernettensis Blainville p. 154
1820Delphinus (Delphinorhynchus) pernettyi Desmarest
1829Delphinus frontalis Cuvier p. 288
1836Delphinus froenatus Cuvier p. 155 figs. Plate 10, Fig. 10
1846Delphinus doris Gray p. 39
1846Delphinus frenatus Gray p. 39
1850Delphinus doris Gray p. 114
1850Delphinus frenatus Gray p. 115
1860Delphinus mediterraneus Loche p. 475
1866Delphinus plagiodon Cope p. 296
1866Clymene doris Gray p. 214
1866Tursio doris Gray p. 255
1866Tursio frenatus Gray p. 256
1868Clymenia doris Gray p. 6
1904Prodelphinus plagiodon Trouessart p. 765
1904Prodelphinus frenatus Trouessart p. 766
1950Stenella frontalis Fraser p. 61
1952Stenella frontalis Sherman p. 99
1952Stenella plagiodon Sherman p. 99
1963Stenella frontalis Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1963Stenella plagiodon Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1966Stenella frontalis Hershkovitz p. 35
1998Stenella frontalis Rice p. 109
2002Stenella frontalis Perrin p. 1
2005Stenella frontalis Mead and Brownell p. 733
2008Stenella frontalis Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2013Stenella frontalis 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()
speciesfrontalis(Cuvier 1829)

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