Paralitherium Kordos 1977 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: L. Kordos. 1977. Uj felsoeocen szirena (Paralitherium tarkanyense) n.g. n.sp. Felsotarkanybol. Relationes Annuae Instituti Geologici Publici Hungarici 1975:349-367

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to D. P. Domning 1996

See also Berta 2017 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Paralitherium tarkanyense

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Type: Paralitherium tarkanyense

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Felsotarkany (Eocene of Hungary)

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