Eotheroides Palmer 1899 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Alternative spelling: Eotherioides

Synonyms: Eotherium Owen 1875, Masrisiren Kretzoi 1941

Full reference: T. S. Palmer. 1899. Review of Catalogus Mammalium tam viventium quam fossilium. Science 10(249):491-495

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to M. Voss 2014

See also Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Clementz et al. 2006, Cope 1890, Domning 1994, Domning 1996, Domning 2018, Heal 1973, Kretzoi 1941, Lydekker 1887, Owen 1875, Palmer 1899, Palmer 1904, Reinhart 1959, Samonds and Zalmout 2009, Simpson 1932, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Voss and Hampe 2017, Zalmout and Gingerich 2012 and Zittel 1925

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

Subtaxa: Eotheroides aegyptiacum Eotheroides babiae Eotheroides clavigerum Eotheroides lambondrano Eotheroides sandersi Eotheroides waghapadarensis

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (24 collections), France (2), India (1), Madagascar (1)

Total: 28 collections including 30 occurrences

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