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Stenella

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Steno (Stenella) was named by Gray (1866) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m T Plio Sepkoski's reference number: 746]. It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Hassanin et al. (2012).

It was synonymized subjectively with Delphinus by Hassanin et al. (2012); it was reranked as Stenella by Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott (1951), Sherman (1952), Fraser and Purves (1960), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Kasuya (1973), Barnes (1977), de Muizon (1988), Carroll (1988), Vidal (1991), McKenna and Bell (1997), Rice (1998), LeDuc et al. (1999), Perrin (2001), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Perrin (2002), Sepkoski (2002), Buchholtz and Schur (2004), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), Perrin et al. (2013), Murakami et al. (2014), Manganelli and Benocci (2014) and Marx et al. (2016).

It was assigned to Steno by Gray (1866) and Palmer (1904); to Cetacea by Sepkoski (2002); to Delphinidae by Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott (1951), Sherman (1952), Hershkovitz (1966), Barnes (1977), Carroll (1988), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), Murakami et al. (2014) and Manganelli and Benocci (2014); and to Delphininae by Fraser and Purves (1960), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Kasuya (1973), de Muizon (1988), Vidal (1991), McKenna and Bell (1997), LeDuc et al. (1999), Perrin (2001), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Perrin (2002), Buchholtz and Schur (2004), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008), Perrin et al. (2013) and Marx et al. (2016).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Delphinus attenuatus Gray p. 105
1864Delphinus (Clymene) Gray p. 237
1866Steno (Stenella) Gray p. 213
1866Clymene Gray p. 214
1866Clymene (Euphrosyne) Gray p. 214
1868Micropia Gray
1868Clymenia Gray p. 6
1870Clymenia Gray p. 772
1872Clymenia Gill p. 95
1880Prodelphinus Van Beneden and Gervais p. 604
1904Steno (Stenella) Palmer p. 644
1904Prodelphinus Trouessart p. 765
1912Prodelphinus Turner p. 137
1928Prodelphinus Weber p. 389
1934Fretidelphis Iredale and Troughton p. 65
1945Prodelphinus Simpson p. 103
1951Stenella Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 731
1952Stenella Sherman p. 99
1960Stenella Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Stenella Scheffer and Rice p. 6
1966Stenella Hershkovitz p. 25
1973Stenella Kasuya p. 61
1977Stenella Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1988Stenella Carroll
1988Stenella de Muizon p. 162
1991Stenella Vidal p. 5
1997Stenella McKenna and Bell p. 385
1998Stenella Rice p. 107
1999Stenella LeDuc et al. p. 639 figs. Figure 2
2001Stenella Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2001Stenella Perrin p. 1
2002Stenella Perrin p. 1
2002Stenella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stenella Buchholtz and Schur p. 384 figs. Figure 1
2005Stenella Mead and Brownell p. 733
2008Stenella Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2008Stenella Uhen et al. p. 593
2008Stenella Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 222
2013Stenella Perrin et al. p. 571 figs. Table 1
2014Stenella Manganelli and Benocci p. 107
2014Stenella Murakami et al. p. 492 figs. Table 1
2016Stenella Marx et al. p. 140

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyDelphininae
genusStenella()

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