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Taxon: Superfamily Delphinoidea (Gray, 1821) Flower, 1864 (mammal)
Classification by:

Clade Mammaliaformes Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988]
   [crown] Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
     Subclass Theriiformes (Rowe, 1988) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see Division Theriiformes
       Infraclass Holotheria (Wible et al., 1995) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see [unranked] Holotheria
         Superlegion Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975
           Legion Cladotheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Cladotheria McKenna, 1975
             Sublegion Zatheria McKenna, 1975 see [unranked] Zatheria McKenna, 1975
               Infralegion Tribosphenida McKenna, 1975 see Sublegion Boreosphenida
                 Supercohort Theria (Parker & Haswell, 1897) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - therians see [unranked] Theria
                   Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - placentals
                     Magnorder Epitheria (McKenna, 1975) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 see Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
                       Superorder Preptotheria (McKenna, 1975) McKenna, 1993
                         Grandorder Ungulata Linnaeus, 1766
                           Mirorder Eparctocyona McKenna, 1975
                             Order Cete Linnaeus, 1758 see Order Cetartiodactyla Montgelard et al., 1997
                               Suborder Cetacea (Brisson, 1762) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - cetaceans
                                 Infraorder Autoceta Haeckel, 1866
                                   Parvorder Odontoceti (Flower, 1869) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
                                     Superfamily Delphinoidea (Gray, 1821) Flower, 1864
                                       01 Genus †Hesperoinia Zei, 1956
                                       02 Genus †Palaeophocaena Abel, 1905
                                       03 Genus †Protophocaena Abel, 1905
                                       04 Genus †Prionodelphis Frenguelli, 1922, nom. dub.
                                       05 Family Delphinidae Gray, 1821 - marine dolphins
                                       06 Family Pontoporiidae (Gray, 1870) Kasuya, 1973 - franciscana, La Plata dolphin
                                       07 Family Lipotidae Zhou et al., 1979 - baiji
                                       08 Family Iniidae (Gray, 1846) Gray, 1866 - boutos
                                       09 Family †Kentriodontidae (Slijper, 1936) Slijper, 1958
                                       10 Family Monodontidae Gray, 1821 - white whales
                                       11 Family †Odobenocetopsidae de Muizon, 1993
                                       12 Family †Dalpiazinidae de Muizon, 1988
                                       13 Family †Acrodelphinidae (Abel, 1905) Rice, in Anderson & Jones, 1984
                                       14 Family Phocoenidae Gray, 1825 - porpoises
                                       15 Family †Albireonidae Barnes, 1984
                                       16 Family †Hemisyntrachelidae Slijper, 1936

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