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Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Delphinidae by Mead and Brownell (2005); it was reranked as the subfamily Steninae by Mead (1975), Barnes et al. (1985), Vidal (1991), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), Buchholtz and Schur (2004) and Foekens (2008).
It was assigned to Delphinoidea by Fraser and Purves (1960); and to Delphinidae by Mead (1975), Barnes et al. (1985), Vidal (1991), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), Buchholtz and Schur (2004) and Foekens (2008).
|Year||Name and author|
|1960||Stenidae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26|
|1973||Sotaliinae Kasuya p. 32|
|1975||Steninae Mead p. 26|
|1985||Steninae Barnes et al. p. 25|
|1991||Steninae Vidal p. 5|
|1994||Steninae Fordyce and Barnes p. 429 figs. Table 1|
|1995||Steninae Fordyce et al. p. 379|
|2004||Steninae Buchholtz and Schur p. 384 figs. Figure 1|
|2008||Steninae Foekens p. 7 figs. Table 1|
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