Etruridelphis giulii Lawley 1876

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Delphinus giulii, Stenella giulii, Steno giulii

Synonym: Steno bellardii Portis 1886

Full reference: R. Lawley. 1876. Nuovi studi sopra i pesci ed altri vertebrati fossili delle colline Toscane 1-122

Belongs to Etruridelphis according to M. Murakami et al. 2014

See also Bianucci 1996, Bianucci 1996, Bianucci et al. 2009, Lawley 1876, Pilleri 1987, Portis 1886, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Etruridelphis giulii: lost, a skull. Its type locality is Orciano Pisano, which is in a Piacenzian open shallow subtidal mudstone in Italy.
  • Steno bellardii: Its type locality is Bagnasco, which is in a Zanclean/Piacenzian marine horizon in the Sabbie d'Asti Formation of Italy.

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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