Subfamily Pontoporiinae Gray 1870 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Pontoporiidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1870. Notes on the arrangement of the genera of delphinoid whales. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London 1870:772-773

Parent taxon: Pontoporiidae according to M. L. Gibson and J. H. Geisler 2009

See also Barnes 1984, Barnes 1985, Barnes et al. 1985, Bergqvist et al. 1999, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Foekens 2008, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gill 1873, Kasuya 1973, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Scheffer and Rice 1963

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Las Tunas ( of Mexico)

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