Prototherium intermedium Bizzotto 1983 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Synonyms: Prototherium intermedium montserratense Pilleri et al. 1989, Prototherium intermedium solei Pilleri et al. 1989, Prototherium montserratense Pilleri et al. 1989, Prototherium solei Pilleri et al. 1989

Full reference: B. Bizzotto. 1983. Prototherium intermedium n. sp. (Sirenia) dell'Eocene Superiore di Possagano e proposta di revisione sistematica del taxon Eotheroides Palmer 1899. Memorie de Scienze Geologiche 26:95-116

Belongs to Prototherium according to D. P. Domning 1996

See also Bizzotto 1983, Bizzotto 2005, Domning 1994 and Pilleri et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Prototherium ausetanum, Prototherium veronense

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Possagno (Eocene of Italy)

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