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Protosirenidae

Mammalia - Protosirenidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Protosirenidae Sickenberg p. 193
1959Protosireninae Reinhart p. 6
1973Protosirenidae Heal p. 19
1985Protosirenidae Barnes et al. p. 33
1988Protosirenidae Carroll
1994Protosirenidae Domning p. 189
1996Protosirenidae Domning p. 378
2002Protosirenidae Rice p. 232 figs. Table 1
2006Protosirenidae Bajpai et al. p. 400
2008Protosirenidae Domning
2009Protosirenidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2017Protosirenidae Berta p. 170
2017Protosirenidae Domning et al. pp. e1299158-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Pansirenia
Sirenia()
familyProtosirenidae
familyProtosirenidae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-09-11 17:02:09
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:41:33
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Domning 1978, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Middle Eocene or 47.80000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (28 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2USA (Florida) Protosiren sp. (49883 49884)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Pakistan (Balochistan) Protosiren eothene (28981)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Hungary Protosiren fraasi (49887)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Togo Sirenia indet. (32991)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany Protosiren fraasi (121968)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Florida) Protosiren sp. (41446)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Egypt Protosiren fraasi (58456) Protosiren smithae (140129) Protosiren sp. (96975)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Jordan Protosirenidae indet. (64351)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Kutch) Protosiren fraasi (45590)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Libya Sirenia indet. (49943)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Gujarat) Sirenia indet. (88643)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0France Protosiren sp., Hippopotamus minimus (49935)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Pakistan Protosiren sattaensis (88341)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Florida) Sirenia indet. (49882)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Pakistan (Punjab) Protosiren sattaensis (28979)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt Protosiren sp. (140096)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) Protosiren sp. (99752) Protosirenidae indet. (134300)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (North Carolina) Protosiren sp. (5387 5459)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Western Sahara Protosirenidae indet. (206020)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Protosiren sp. (32908)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt Protosiren smithae (47934 140117 140126)