†subfamily Brachydelphininae Muizon 1988

Mammalia - Cetacea - Pontoporiidae

Alternative spellings: Brachydelphidae, Brachydelphinae

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Parent taxon: Pontoporiidae according to G. Bianucci et al. 2011

See also Bianucci and Landini 2007, Cozzuol 2010, Foekens 2008, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Lambert and Post 2005, Muizon 1988 and Rice 1998

Sister taxa: Auroracetus, Brachydelphis, Lipotinae, Piscorhynchus, Pliopontos, Pontistes, Pontoporia, Pontoporiinae, Protophocaena, Scaldiporia, Stenasodelphis

Subtaxa: none

Distribution:

• Miocene of Malta (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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