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Caribosiren turneri

Mammalia - Dugongidae

Taxonomy
Caribosiren turneri was named by Reinhart (1959). Its type specimen is UCMP 38722, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Caribosiren.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Caribosiren turneri Reinhart p. 8
1994Caribosiren turneri Domning p. 189
1996Caribosiren turneri Domning p. 383
2008Caribosiren turneri Domning
2014Caribosiren turneri Voss p. 91 figs. Figure 3

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

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: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-06-08 12:11:09
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Domning 1978, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Oligocene or 28.40000 to 23.03000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (Puerto Rico) Caribosiren turneri (40508 56995)