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Dugong dugon (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Taxonomy
Trichechus dugon was named by Illiger (1811). It is extant. Its type specimen is none designated. It is the type species of Halicore.

It was recombined as Halicore dugong by Illiger (1811), Illiger (1811), Fischer (1829), Gray (1850), Gray (1866), Woodward (1885), Trouessart (1904), Abel (1904) and Turner (1912); it was recombined as Halicore dugung by Trouessart (1898); it was recombined as Dugong dugon by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Husar (1978), Domning (1994), Domning (1996), Rice (1998) and Voss (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1776Trichechus dugon Muller p. 21
1777Trichechus dugung Erxleben p. 599
1799Dugong indicus Lacépède
1811Halicore dugong Illiger
1811Trichechus dugon Illiger p. 21
1811Halicore dugong Illiger p. 141
1829Halicore dugong Fischer p. 503
1832Halicore hemprichii Ehrenberg
1832Halicore lottum Ehrenberg
1843Halicore tabernaculi Ruppell
1847Halicore australis Owen p. 328
1850Halicore dugong Gray p. 142
1850Halicore australis Gray p. 143
1850Halicore tabernaculi Gray p. 143
1866Halicore dugong Gray p. 361
1866Halicore tabernaculi Gray p. 364
1877Halicore cetacea Heuglin p. 135
1885Halicore australis Woodward p. 424
1885Halicore dugong Woodward p. 424
1885Halicore tabernaculi Woodward p. 424
1898Halicore australis Trouessart p. 1007
1898Halicore dugung Trouessart p. 1007
1898Halicore tabernaculi Trouessart p. 1007
1904Halicore dugong Abel p. 216
1904Halicore tabernaculi Abel p. 216
1904Halicore australe Trouessart p. 751
1904Halicore dugong Trouessart p. 751
1904Halicore hemprichi Trouessart p. 751
1912Halicore dugong Turner p. 145
1963Dugong dugon Scheffer and Rice p. 7
1978Dugong dugon Husar p. 1
1994Dugong dugon Domning p. 189
1996Dugong dugon Domning p. 391
1998Dugong dugon Rice p. 131
2014Dugong dugon 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()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderSirenia()
familyDugongidae
subfamilyDugonginae
genusDugong
speciesdugon()

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