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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 Morrisson-Scott (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), Aguirre-Fernández 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).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Delphinidae Gray p. 309
1822Delphinus boryi Desmarest
1824Delphinus rhinoceros Quoy and Gaimard
1825Delphinidae Gray p. 340
1826Delphinus leucocephalus Lesson
1826Delphinus malayanus Lesson
1826Delphinus maculatus Lesson and Garnot
1829Delphinus boryi Fischer p. 505
1829Delphinus maculatus Fischer p. 506
1829Delphinus malayanus Fischer p. 508
1829Delphinus rhinoceros Fischer p. 509
1829Delphinus leucocephalus Fischer p. 510
1842Delphinidae De Kay
1846Delphinidae Gray p. 21
1846Steno malayanus Gray p. 43
1849Delphinidae Bonaparte p. 618
1850Delphinidae Bonaparte p. 1
1850Delphinidae Gray p. 57
1850Steno malayanus Gray p. 127
1853Delphinidae Bronn p. 758
1853Delphinidae Pictet p. 381
1864Delphinidae Gray p. 235
1866Delphinidae Gray p. 62
1866Steno malayanus Gray p. 232
1867Delphinidae Flower p. 113
1868Delphinidae Gray p. 4
1869Delphinidae Scammon and Cope p. 20
1870Delphinidae Gray p. 772
1871Delphinidae Gill p. 123
1872Delphinidae Gill p. 95
1873Holodontidae Brandt p. 226
1873Delphinidae Gill p. 27
1874Holodontidae Brandt p. II
1874Trispondylus Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Trispondylus kleini Vanden Broeck p. 147
1883Delphinidae Flower p. 184
1886Tursiops miocaenus Portis figs. Fig. 5
1887Delphinidae Lydekker p. 75
1889Delphinidae Ameghino p. 885
1889Delphinidae Cope p. 876
1890Delphinidae Cope p. 609
1891Delphinidae Flower and Lydekker p. 89
1891Delphinidae Newton p. 76
1895Delphinidae Flores p. 12
1896Delphinus chilensis Philippi
1898Delphinidae Trouessart p. 1026
1898Tursiops miocaenus Trouessart p. 1029
1902Delphinidae Hay p. 593
1904Delphinidae Case p. 29
1904Delphinidae Trouessart p. 763
1904Tursiops miocaenus Trouessart p. 764
1904Prodelphinus malayanus Trouessart p. 766
1904Delphinidae Weber p. 579
1905Delphinidae Abel p. 139
1908Delphinidae True p. 391
1912Delphinidae Turner p. 96
1914Delphinidae Abel p. 221
1917Steno cudmorei Chapman p. 41 figs. Plate IV, FIg 5
1923Delphinidae Miller p. 40
1925Delphinidae Portis p. 14
1925Delphinidae Zittel p. 87
1928Delphinidae Kellogg p. 33 figs. Table 1
1928Delphinidae Weber p. 389
1929Delphinidae Dal Piaz p. 84
1930Delphinidae Hay p. 585
1931Delphinidae Van Deinse p. 33
1936Hemisyntrachelidae Slijper p. 552
1936Delphinidae Slijper p. 555
1945Hemisyntrachelidae Simpson p. 102
1945Delphinidae Simpson p. 103
1951Delphinidae Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 730
1960Cephalorhynchinae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1960Delphinidae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Grampidelphidae Nishiwaki
1963Delphinidae Scheffer and Rice p. 5
1966Delphinidae Hershkovitz p. 15
1973Delphinidae Kasuya p. 61
1985Delphinidae Barnes et al. p. 25
1985Tursiops miocaenus Pilleri p. 19
1985Delphinidae Pilleri p. 62
1987Tursiops miocaenus Pilleri p. 146
1988Delphinidae Carroll
1988Delphinidae Heyning and Dahleim p. 1
1988Cephalorhynchinae de Muizon p. 162
1988Delphinidae de Muizon p. 188
1991Delphinidae Nowak
1991Delphinidae Vidal p. 5
1993Delphinidae Benton p. 762
1993Hemisyntrachelidae Benton p. 762
1993Delphinidae Jefferson and Newcomer p. 1
1994Delphinidae Fordyce and Barnes p. 429 figs. Table 1
1994Delphinidae Jefferson and Leatherwood p. 1
1994Delphinidae Stacey et al. p. 1
1995Delphinidae Fordyce et al. p. 379
1996Delphinidae Newcomer et al. p. 1
1996Delphinidae da Silva and Best p. 1
1997Delphinidae McKenna and Bell p. 384
1997Cephalorhynchinae McKenna and Bell p. 386
1997Hemisyntrachelidae McKenna and Bell p. 391
2001Delphinidae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2001Delphinidae Jefferson and Karczmarski p. 1
2001Delphinidae Perrin p. 1
2002Delphinidae Perrin p. 1
2002Delphinidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1
2003Delphinidae Geisler and Sanders p. 28
2004Cephalorhynchinae Buchholtz and Schur p. 384 figs. Figure 1
2004Holodontidae Schultze p. 474
2005Delphinidae Bianucci p. 331
2005Delphinidae Mead and Brownell p. 726
2007Delphinidae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2008Delphinidae Foekens p. 7 figs. Table 1
2008Delphinidae Uhen et al. p. 592
2008Delphinidae Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 218
2009Delphinidae Aguirre-Fernández et al.
2009Delphinidae Fordyce and Roberts p. 553
2010Delphinidae Canto et al. p. 20
2010Holodontidae Clement and Long
2010Delphinidae Post and Kompanje p. 2
2011Delphinidae Geisler et al. p. 29 figs. Figure 5
2013Delphinidae Bianucci p. 723
2014Delphinidae Murakami et al. p. 493
2016Delphinidae Marx et al. p. 139
2017Delphinidae Berta p. 164

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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
familyDelphinidae

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