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Stenella clymene

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus clymene was named by Gray (1850) [Type locality unknown (Hershkovitz, 1966).]. It is extant. Its type specimen is BMNH 350a, a skull (skull).

It was synonymized subjectively with Clymenia normalis by Gray (1868); it was recombined as Stenella clymene by Hershkovitz (1966), Rice (1998), Jefferson and Curry (2003), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Delphinus metis Gray p. 38
1850Delphinus clymene Gray p. 115
1850Delphinus metis Gray p. 115
1866Clymene normalis Gray p. 214
1866Tursio metis Gray p. 215
1866Delphinus clymene Gray p. 249
1866Tursio metis Gray p. 256
1868Clymenia normalis Gray p. 6
1868Tursio metis Gray p. 6
1889Prodelphinus clymene Lutken p. 41
1898Prodelphinus normalis Trouessart p. 1036
1966Stenella clymene Hershkovitz p. 26
1998Stenella clymene Rice p. 110
2003Stenella clymene Jefferson and Curry p. 1
2005Stenella clymene Mead and Brownell p. 732
2008Stenella clymene Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2013Stenella clymene 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()
speciesclymene()

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