Dioplotherium allisoni Kilmer 1965 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Alternative combination: Halianassa allisoni

Full reference: F. H. Kilmer. 1965. A Miocene dugongid from Baja California, Mexico. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 65(2):57-74

Belongs to Dioplotherium according to M. Voss 2014

See also Bergqvist et al. 1999, Domning 1989, Domning 1994, Domning 1996, Domning 2008 and Toledo and Domning 1991

Sister taxon: Dioplotherium manigaulti

Type specimen: UCMP 47250, a mandible

Ecology: aquatic herbivore


• Hemphillian of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of Brazil (5), Mexico (2), United States (2: California)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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