Caribosiren Reinhart 1959 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: R. H. Reinhart. 1959. A review of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 36(1):1-146

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to M. Voss 2014

See also Carroll 1988, Domning 1994, Domning 1996, Domning 2008, Domning 2018, Heal 1973, Reinhart 1959, Sepkoski 2002 and Voss and Hampe 2017

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

Subtaxa: Caribosiren turneri

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Type: Caribosiren turneri

Ecology: aquatic herbivore


• Oligocene of United States (2: Puerto Rico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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