Callistosiren boriquensis Velez-Juarbe and Domning 2015 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: J. Velez-Juarbe and D. P. Domning. 2015. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. XI. Callistosiren boriquensis, gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e885034

Belongs to Callistosiren according to J. Velez-Juarbe and D. P. Domning 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 540765, a skull (virtually complete adult skull, including the periotic, malleus, incus, and stapes from the left side). Its type locality is Quebrada Collazo, which is in a Chattian marine limestone in the Lares Limestone Formation of Puerto Rico.

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Quebrada Collazo

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