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Inia geoffrensis Blainville 1817 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Iniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63507

Alternative combinations: Delphinorhynchus geoffrensis, Delphinus geoffrensis, Delphinus geofroyi, Inia geoffroyensis, Inia geoffroyii

Synonyms: Delphinus amazonicus Spix and Martius 1831 (no. 69678), Delphinus frontatus Cuvier 1823 (no. 69677), Delphinus inia Rapp 1837 (no. 69681), Delphinus rostratus Cuvier 1812 (no. 69689), Inia amazonica Spix and Martins 1823 (no. 69716), Inia amazonicus Spix and Martius 1831 (no. 69679), Sotallia pallida Sanborn 1949 (no. 104330), Steno frontatus Cuvier 1823 (no. 69702), Steno pernettyi Demarest 1822 (no. 69753), Steno rostratus Cuvier 1812 (no. 69690)

Full reference: H. M. D. Blainville. 1817. Delphinorhynques. Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle 9:151-152

Belongs to Inia according to N. D. Pyenson et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Inia araguaiaensis, Inia boliviensis

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus length 99.7, scapula length 133.5

Estimated body mass: 320.7 kg based on humerus length