Eodelphinus Murakami et al. 2014 (dolphin)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Synonym: Eodelphis Murakami et al. 2014 [replaced name]

Full reference: M. Murakami, C. Shimada, Y. Hikida and Y. Soeda. 2014. Eodelphinus kabatensis, a replacement name for Eodelphis kabatensis (Cetacea: Delphinoidea: Delphinidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(5):1261

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

See also Berta 2017, Murakami et al. 2014 and Murakami et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Arimidelphis, Australodelphis, Catodontina, Delphininae, Delphinus boryi, Delphinus chilensis, Delphinus leucocephalus, Delphinus maculatus, Delphinus malayanus, Delphinus rhinoceros, Globicephalinae, Hemisyntrachelus, Lagenorhynchina, Lagenorhynchus, Leucopleurus, Lissodelphininae, Monoceratina, Orcaellinae, Orcina, Orcininae, Orcinus, Sotalia, Steninae, Steno, Steno cudmorei, Stenonina, Stenoninae, Trispondylus, Tursiops miocaenus

Subtaxa: Eodelphinus kabatensis

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Uryu (Miocene of Japan)

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