Sagmatias obliquidens Gill 1865 (Pacific white-sided dolphin)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Delphinus obliquidens, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Synonyms: Delphinus longidens Cope 1866, Lagenorhynchus ognevi Slensov 1955

Belongs to Sagmatias according to N. L. Vollmer et al. 2019

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Barnes 1977, LeDuc et al. 1999, Mead and Brownell 2005, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scammon and Cope 1869, Trouessart 1904 and Vidal 1991

Sister taxa: Sagmatias amblodon, Sagmatias australis, Sagmatias cruciger, Sagmatias obscurus

Type specimens:

  • Sagmatias obliquidens: USNM 1961, 1962, 1963, a skull ( 3 skulls). Its type locality is San Francisco, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in California.
  • Delphinus longidens:
  • Lagenorhynchus ognevi:


• Quaternary of Japan (3 collections), United States (2: California, Oregon)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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