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Delphinus delphis delphis

Reptilia - Sphenacodontomorphi - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus delphis delphis was named by Tomilin (1957). It is extant.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Delphinus delphis delphis Tomilin
1966Delphinus delphis delphis Hershkovitz p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassPoeciloglyptica
superorderElpidosauria
orderSphenacodontomorphi
suborderPoliosauriformes
RankNameAuthor
suborderSphenacodontiformes
suborderEdaphosauriformes
suborderCaseiformes
orderTherapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyDelphininae
genusDelphinusCope 1878
speciesdelphis
subspeciesdelphisTomilin 1957

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