Oligodelphis Aslanova and Mchedlidze 1976 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Full reference: S. M. Aslanova and G. A. Mchedlidze. 1976. Novyy rod semeystva Delphinidae na Kavkaze. Voprosy Paleontologii i Stratigrafii Azerbaydzhana = Azerbajdzhanyn Paleontolokija ve Stratigrafijasy Meseleleri, 1:181-188

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to M. D. Uhen 2008

See also Aslanova and Mchedlidze 1976, Barnes 1985, Barnes 1985, Carroll 1988, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Ichishima et al. 1995, Mchedlidze 1976, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acrodelphinidae, Agorophiidae, Agorophioidea, Agriocetus, Argyrocetus, Ashleycetidae, Atropatenocetus, Balaenodon, Belosphys, Cetophis, Champsodelphis, Chilcacetus, Colophonodon, Delphinapterus orcinus, Delphinida, Delphinoceti, Delphinodon mento, Delphinopsis, Delphinorhynchus, Delphinus baltringii, Delphinus restitutensis, Delphinus vanzelleri, Dinoziphius, Ediscetus, Eurhinodelphinida, Eurhinodelphis minoensis, Eurhinodelphis sassariensis, Graphiodon, Helvicetus, Helvicetus rugosus, Hesperocetus, Hesperoinia, Homaeocetus, Homocetus villersii, Hyperoodontoidea, Imerodelphis, Inticetidae, Ixacanthus, Kharthlidelphis, Lonchodelphis, Macrochirifer, Macrodelphinus, Microcetus, Microzeuglodon, Miokogia, Miotursiops, Mirocetidae, Monodon spurius, Monodontoidea, Nannolithax, Neosqualodon, Oligosqualodon, Olympicetus, Palaeoziphius, Pandelphinida, Panphyseteroidea, Parapontoporiidae, Parasqualodon, Patriocetidae, Pelodelphis, Phoca debilis, Phoca rugosidens, Phocaenopsis, Phococetus, Physeteroidea, Physetodon, Platanistida, Platanistoidea, Platydelphis, Pontivaga, Priscodelphinus, Priscodelphinus teres, Priscophyseter, Prolipotes, Prophyseter, Prosqualodon, Proterocetus, Rhabdosteoidea, Rhabdosteus, Rhabodosteus, Sachalinocetus, Saurocetus, Scaptodon, Scaptodon lodderi, Simocetidae, Squaloceti, Squalodelphis pusillus, Squalodon (Microzeuglodon) wingei, Squalodon crassus, Squalodon kelloggi, Squalodon pelagius, Squalodon wymanii, Squalodontoidea, Squaloziphiidae, Stereodelphis, Sulakocetus, Synrhina, Tretosphys, Tretosphys uraeus, Uncamentodon, Xenorophidae, Zignodelphinidae, Ziphioidea, Susoidea

Subtaxa: Oligodelphis azerbajdzanicus

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Type: Oligodelphis azerbajdzanicus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Perekishkyul (Oligocene of Azerbaijan)

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