Kaupitherium Voss and Hampe 2017 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: M. Voss and O. Hampe. 2017. Evidence for two sympatric sirenian species (Mammalia, Tethytheria) in the early Oligocene of Central Europe. Journal of Paleontology 91(2):337-367

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to M. Voss and O. Hampe 2017

Sister taxa: Anisosiren, Caribosiren, Dugonginae, Eosiren, Eotheroides, Halitheriinae, Halitherium, Halitherium alleni, Halitherium antillense, Halitherium taulannense, Hydrodamalinae, Indosiren, Lentiarenium, Metaxytherium, Miodugong, Nanosiren, Paralitherium, Priscosiren, Prohalicore, Rytiodinae, Sirenavus, Trachytherium

Subtaxa: Kaupitherium bronni Kaupitherium gruelli

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Type: Kaupitherium gruelli

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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