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Stenella Gray 1866 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102903

Alternative spelling: Steno (Stenella)

Synonyms: Clymene Gray 1864 (no. 102854), Clymene (Euphrosyne) Gray 1866 (no. 112945), Clymenia Gray 1864 (no. 69290), Delphinus (Clymene) Gray 1864 (no. 69291), Euphrosyne Gray 1866 (no. 112946), Fretidelphis Iredale and Troughton 1934 (no. 112948), Micropia Gray 1868 (no. 112947), Prodelphinus Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 (no. 63597)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1866. Notes on the skulls of dolphins, or bottlnose whales, in the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866:211-216

Parent taxon: Delphininae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Astadelphis, Delphinina, Delphinus, Etruridelphis, Lagenodelphis, Septidelphis, Sousa, Tursiops

Subtaxa: Delphinus attenuatus, Stenella attenuata, Stenella clymene, Stenella coeruleoalba, Stenella dubia, Stenella frontalis, Stenella longirostris, Stenella rayi

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Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore