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Cephalorhynchus hectori Van Beneden 1881 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82047

Alternative combination: Electra hectori

Invalid subtaxa: Cephalorhynchus albifrons True 1889 (no. 129232), Cephalorhynchus hectori albifrons True 1889 (no. 146478), Cephalorhynchus maui Baker et al. 2002 (no. 129233), Electra clancula Hector 1873 [replaced name] (no. 142136)

Belongs to Cephalorhynchus according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

Sister taxa: Cephalorhynchus commersoni, Cephalorhynchus eutropia, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii

Type specimens:

  • Cephalorhynchus hectori: MRHNB unnumbered specimen, a skeleton (skin and skeleton)
  • Cephalorhynchus albifrons:
  • Cephalorhynchus maui:
  • Electra clancula: MRHNB unnumbered specimen, a skeleton (skin and skeleton).

Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore