Stenella Gray 1866 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Alternative spelling: Steno (Stenella)

Synonyms: Clymene Gray 1864, Clymene (Euphrosyne) Gray 1866, Clymenia Gray 1864, Delphinus (Clymene) Gray 1864, Euphrosyne Gray 1866, Fretidelphis Iredale and Troughton 1934, Micropia Gray 1868, Prodelphinus Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Archer and Perrin 1999, Barnes 1977, Buchholtz and Schur 2004, Carroll 1988, de Muizon 1988, Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Gill 1872, Gray 1864, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Gray 1870, Hassanin et al. 2012, Hershkovitz 1966, Kasuya 1973, LeDuc et al. 1999, Manganelli and Benocci 2014, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Murakami et al. 2014, Oliver 1922, Palmer 1904, Perrin 2001, Perrin 2002, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Sherman 1952, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912, Uhen et al. 2008, Van Beneden and Gervais 1868, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880, Vidal 1991, Weber 1928 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

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: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Cape Verde (1), Chile (1), French Polynesia (2), India (1), Japan (3), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Tanzania (1), United States (1: North Carolina), Uruguay (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Mexico (3), the Netherlands (1), United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Peru (1)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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