Dugong Lacépède 1799 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Synonyms: Amblychilus Fischer von Waldheim 1814, Dugongidus Gray 1821, Dugungus Tiedemann 1808, Halicora Fleming 1822, Halicore, Platystomus Fischer von Waldheim 1803

Full reference: B. G. E. Lacépède. 1799. Tabeau les divisions, sous-divisions, ordres et genres des mammiferes.

Parent taxon: Dugonginae according to M. Voss 2014

See also Abel 1919, Brandt 1849, Domning 1978, Domning 1994, Domning 1996, Domning 1997, Domning 2018, Fischer 1829, Gill 1872, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Heal 1973, Husar 1978, Illiger 1811, Palmer 1904, Pictet 1853, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Simpson 1932, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Bharatisiren, Callistosiren, Corystosiren, Crenatosiren, Culebratherium, Dioplotherium, Domningia, Italosiren, Kutchisiren, Norosiren, Rytiodus, Xenosiren

Subtaxa: Dugong dugon

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), New Caledonia (10)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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