†subfamily Rytiodinae Simpson 1932 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1932. Fossil Sirenia of Florida and the evolution of the Sirenia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 59(8):419-503

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to R. H. Reinhart 1959

See also Simpson 1932

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Rytiodinae in the database

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