Rytiodus heali Domning 2011 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: D. P. Domning. 2011. Rytiodus heali, sp. nov., A new sirenian (Mammalia, Dugonginae) from the Miocene of Libya. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(6):1338-1355

Belongs to Rytiodus according to D. P. Domning 2011

See also Samonds et al. 2019

Sister taxon: Rytiodus capgrandi

Type specimen: BMNH M82415, a partial skeleton (skull, vertebrae and ribs)

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Ile Makamby (Miocene of Madagascar)

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