Lentiarenium Voss et al. 2016 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: M. Voss, B. Berning, and E. Reiter. 2016. A taxonomic and morphological re-evaluation of “Halitherium” cristolii Fitzinger, 1842 (Mammalia, Sirenia) from the late Oligocene of Austria, with the description of a new genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 256:1-32

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to M. Voss et al. 2016

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

Subtaxa: Lentiarenium christolii

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Austria (4)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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