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Delphinidae (dolphin)
Mammalia  Artiodactyla  Delphinidae
Taxonomy
Delphinidae was named by Gray (1821). It is extant.
It was assigned to Carnivorae by Gray (1821); to Cetae by Gray (1825); to Cete by Gray (1846), Bonaparte (1849), Gray (1850) and Bonaparte (1850); to Denticete by Gray (1866), Scammon and Cope (1869), Gill (1871) and Gill (1872); to Denticete by Gray (1864) and Gill (1873); to Odontoceta by Ameghino (1889); to Odontocete by Hay (1902) and Hay (1930); to Delphinoceti by Abel (1914), Portis (1925), Dal Piaz (1929) and Van Deinse (1931); to Odontoceti by Slijper (1936); to Cetacea by De Kay (1842), Bronn (1853), Pictet (1853), Newton (1891) and Nowak (1991); to Odontoceti by Flower (1867), Flower (1883), Lydekker (1887), Cope (1889), Cope (1890), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Flores (1895), Trouessart (1898), Weber (1904), Trouessart (1904), Case (1904), Abel (1905), True (1908), Turner (1912), Miller (1923), Zittel (1925), Kellogg (1928), Weber (1928), Ellerman and MorrissonScott (1951), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Pilleri (1985), Carroll (1988), Benton (1993), Jefferson and Newcomer (1993), Jefferson and Leatherwood (1994), Newcomer et al. (1996), Perrin (2001), Jefferson and Karczmarski (2001), Perrin (2002), Geisler and Sanders (2003) and Mead and Brownell (2005); and to Delphinoidea by Gray (1868), Gray (1870), Simpson (1945), Fraser and Purves (1960), Kasuya (1973), Barnes et al. (1985), Heyning and Dahleim (1988), de Muizon (1988), Vidal (1991), Stacey et al. (1994), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), da Silva and Best (1996), McKenna and Bell (1997), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Rice (2002), Bianucci (2005), Bianucci and Landini (2007), Foekens (2008), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), AguirreFernández et al. (2009), Fordyce and Roberts (2009), Canto et al. (2010), Post and Kompanje (2010), Geisler et al. (2011), Bianucci (2013), Murakami et al. (2014), Marx et al. (2016) and Berta (2017).
It was assigned to Carnivorae by Gray (1821); to Cetae by Gray (1825); to Cete by Gray (1846), Bonaparte (1849), Gray (1850) and Bonaparte (1850); to Denticete by Gray (1866), Scammon and Cope (1869), Gill (1871) and Gill (1872); to Denticete by Gray (1864) and Gill (1873); to Odontoceta by Ameghino (1889); to Odontocete by Hay (1902) and Hay (1930); to Delphinoceti by Abel (1914), Portis (1925), Dal Piaz (1929) and Van Deinse (1931); to Odontoceti by Slijper (1936); to Cetacea by De Kay (1842), Bronn (1853), Pictet (1853), Newton (1891) and Nowak (1991); to Odontoceti by Flower (1867), Flower (1883), Lydekker (1887), Cope (1889), Cope (1890), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Flores (1895), Trouessart (1898), Weber (1904), Trouessart (1904), Case (1904), Abel (1905), True (1908), Turner (1912), Miller (1923), Zittel (1925), Kellogg (1928), Weber (1928), Ellerman and MorrissonScott (1951), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Pilleri (1985), Carroll (1988), Benton (1993), Jefferson and Newcomer (1993), Jefferson and Leatherwood (1994), Newcomer et al. (1996), Perrin (2001), Jefferson and Karczmarski (2001), Perrin (2002), Geisler and Sanders (2003) and Mead and Brownell (2005); and to Delphinoidea by Gray (1868), Gray (1870), Simpson (1945), Fraser and Purves (1960), Kasuya (1973), Barnes et al. (1985), Heyning and Dahleim (1988), de Muizon (1988), Vidal (1991), Stacey et al. (1994), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), da Silva and Best (1996), McKenna and Bell (1997), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Rice (2002), Bianucci (2005), Bianucci and Landini (2007), Foekens (2008), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), AguirreFernández et al. (2009), Fordyce and Roberts (2009), Canto et al. (2010), Post and Kompanje (2010), Geisler et al. (2011), Bianucci (2013), Murakami et al. (2014), Marx et al. (2016) and Berta (2017).
Subtaxa
Arimidelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Eodelphinus (syn. Eodelphis), Globicephalinae (syn. Globiocephalina), Hemisyntrachelus, Lagenorhynchina, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae (syn. Orcadina, Orcadae), Orcinus (syn. Orca, Gladiator, Ophysia), Sagmatias, Sotalia (syn. Tucuxa), Steninae, Steno (syn. Glyphidelphis, Stenopontistes), Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus
Synonyms

Synonymy list
Year  Name and author 

1821  Delphinidae Gray p. 309 
1822  Delphinus boryi Desmarest 
1824  Delphinus rhinoceros Quoy and Gaimard 
1825  Delphinidae Gray p. 340 
1826  Delphinus leucocephalus Lesson 
1826  Delphinus malayanus Lesson 
1826  Delphinus maculatus Lesson and Garnot 
1829  Delphinus boryi Fischer p. 505 
1829  Delphinus maculatus Fischer p. 506 
1829  Delphinus malayanus Fischer p. 508 
1829  Delphinus rhinoceros Fischer p. 509 
1829  Delphinus leucocephalus Fischer p. 510 
1842  Delphinidae De Kay 
1846  Delphinidae Gray p. 21 
1846  Steno malayanus Gray p. 43 
1849  Delphinidae Bonaparte p. 618 
1850  Delphinidae Bonaparte p. 1 
1850  Delphinidae Gray p. 57 
1850  Steno malayanus Gray p. 127 
1853  Delphinidae Bronn p. 758 
1853  Delphinidae Pictet p. 381 
1864  Delphinidae Gray p. 235 
1866  Delphinidae Gray p. 62 
1866  Steno malayanus Gray p. 232 
1867  Delphinidae Flower p. 113 
1868  Delphinidae Gray p. 4 
1869  Delphinidae Scammon and Cope p. 20 
1870  Delphinidae Gray p. 772 
1871  Delphinidae Gill p. 123 
1872  Delphinidae Gill p. 95 
1873  Holodontidae Brandt p. 226 
1873  Delphinidae Gill p. 27 
1874  Holodontidae Brandt p. II 
1874  Trispondylus Vanden Broeck p. 146 
1874  Trispondylus kleini Vanden Broeck p. 147 
1883  Delphinidae Flower p. 184 
1886  Tursiops miocaenus Portis figs. Fig. 5 
1887  Delphinidae Lydekker p. 75 
1889  Delphinidae Ameghino p. 885 
1889  Delphinidae Cope p. 876 
1890  Delphinidae Cope p. 609 
1891  Delphinidae Flower and Lydekker p. 89 
1891  Delphinidae Newton p. 76 
1895  Delphinidae Flores p. 12 
1896  Delphinus chilensis Philippi 
1898  Delphinidae Trouessart p. 1026 
1898  Tursiops miocaenus Trouessart p. 1029 
1902  Delphinidae Hay p. 593 
1904  Delphinidae Case p. 29 
1904  Delphinidae Trouessart p. 763 
1904  Tursiops miocaenus Trouessart p. 764 
1904  Prodelphinus malayanus Trouessart p. 766 
1904  Delphinidae Weber p. 579 
1905  Delphinidae Abel p. 139 
1908  Delphinidae True p. 391 
1912  Delphinidae Turner p. 96 
1914  Delphinidae Abel p. 221 
1917  Steno cudmorei Chapman p. 41 figs. Plate IV, FIg 5 
1923  Delphinidae Miller p. 40 
1925  Delphinidae Portis p. 14 
1925  Delphinidae Zittel p. 87 
1928  Delphinidae Kellogg p. 33 figs. Table 1 
1928  Delphinidae Weber p. 389 
1929  Delphinidae Dal Piaz p. 84 
1930  Delphinidae Hay p. 585 
1931  Delphinidae Van Deinse p. 33 
1936  Hemisyntrachelidae Slijper p. 552 
1936  Delphinidae Slijper p. 555 
1945  Hemisyntrachelidae Simpson p. 102 
1945  Delphinidae Simpson p. 103 
1951  Delphinidae Ellerman and MorrissonScott p. 730 
1960  Cephalorhynchinae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26 
1960  Delphinidae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26 
1963  Grampidelphidae Nishiwaki 
1963  Delphinidae Scheffer and Rice p. 5 
1966  Delphinidae Hershkovitz p. 15 
1973  Delphinidae Kasuya p. 61 
1985  Delphinidae Barnes et al. p. 25 
1985  Tursiops miocaenus Pilleri p. 19 
1985  Delphinidae Pilleri p. 62 
1987  Tursiops miocaenus Pilleri p. 146 
1988  Delphinidae Carroll 
1988  Delphinidae Heyning and Dahleim p. 1 
1988  Cephalorhynchinae de Muizon p. 162 
1988  Delphinidae de Muizon p. 188 
1991  Delphinidae Nowak 
1991  Delphinidae Vidal p. 5 
1993  Delphinidae Benton p. 762 
1993  Hemisyntrachelidae Benton p. 762 
1993  Delphinidae Jefferson and Newcomer p. 1 
1994  Delphinidae Fordyce and Barnes p. 429 figs. Table 1 
1994  Delphinidae Jefferson and Leatherwood p. 1 
1994  Delphinidae Stacey et al. p. 1 
1995  Delphinidae Fordyce et al. p. 379 
1996  Delphinidae Newcomer et al. p. 1 
1996  Delphinidae da Silva and Best p. 1 
1997  Delphinidae McKenna and Bell p. 384 
1997  Cephalorhynchinae McKenna and Bell p. 386 
1997  Hemisyntrachelidae McKenna and Bell p. 391 
2001  Delphinidae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179 
2001  Delphinidae Jefferson and Karczmarski p. 1 
2001  Delphinidae Perrin p. 1 
2002  Delphinidae Perrin p. 1 
2002  Delphinidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1 
2003  Delphinidae Geisler and Sanders p. 28 
2004  Cephalorhynchinae Buchholtz and Schur p. 384 figs. Figure 1 
2004  Holodontidae Schultze p. 474 
2005  Delphinidae Bianucci p. 331 
2005  Delphinidae Mead and Brownell p. 726 
2007  Delphinidae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1 
2008  Delphinidae Foekens p. 7 figs. Table 1 
2008  Delphinidae Uhen et al. p. 592 
2008  Delphinidae Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 218 
2009  Delphinidae AguirreFernández et al. 
2009  Delphinidae Fordyce and Roberts p. 553 
2010  Delphinidae Canto et al. p. 20 
2010  Holodontidae Clement and Long 
2010  Delphinidae Post and Kompanje p. 2 
2011  Delphinidae Geisler et al. p. 29 figs. Figure 5 
2013  Delphinidae Bianucci p. 723 
2014  Delphinidae Murakami et al. p. 493 
2016  Delphinidae Marx et al. p. 139 
2017  Delphinidae Berta p. 164 
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available