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Trichechus senegalensis (West African manatee)

Mammalia - Trichechidae

Taxonomy
Trichechus senegalensis was named by Link (1795). It is extant. Its type specimen is no type specimen designated.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1795Trichechus senegalensis Link p. 109
1817Manatus senegalensis Desmarest
1829Manatus senegalensis Fischer p. 502
1850Manatus senegalensis Gray p. 140
1885Manatus senegalensis Woodward p. 424
1898Manatus senegalensis Trouessart p. 1000
1904Trichechus senegalensis Trouessart p. 749
1912Manatus senegalensis Turner p. 155
1963Trichechus senegalensis Scheffer and Rice p. 4
1977Trichechus senegalensis Husar p. 1
1994Trichechus senegalensis Domning p. 189
1998Trichechus senegalensis Rice p. 130
2014Trichechus senegalensis 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()
familyTrichechidae
familyTrichechinae()
genusTrichechus
speciessenegalensisLink 1795

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