Family Rhytinidae Gill 1872 (sirenian)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Rhytinidae

Full reference: T. Gill. 1872. Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 11(230):1-98

Parent taxon: Sirenia according to W. Turner 1912

See also Cope 1889, Cope 1890, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gill 1872, Hay 1902, Lydekker 1887 and Weber 1928

Sister taxa: Crassitherium, Dugongidae, Dugongoidea, Manatherium, Manatus inornatus, Prorastomidae, Prorastomoidea, Protosirenidae, Pugmeodon, Sirenotherium, Sirenotherium pirabense, Sobrarbesiren, Trichechidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Rhytinidae in the database

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