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Trichechus (manatee)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Trichechidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Trichechus Linnaeus p. 34
1772Manatus Brunnich
1803Oxystomus Fischer von Waldheim p. 353
1811Manatus Illiger p. 140
1815Neodermus Rafinesque
1821Manatus Gray p. 309
1825Manatus Gray p. 340
1829Manatus Fischer p. 501
1842Manatus De Kay p. 123
1848Halipaedisca Gistel
1849Manatus Brandt p. 1
1850Manatus Gray p. 139
1853Manatus Pictet p. 372
1860Manatus Nordmann p. 328
1864Manatus Gray p. 247
1866Manatus Gray p. 357
1872Trichechus Gill p. 91
1890Manatus Cope p. 699
1898Manatus Trouessart p. 1000
1903Trichechus Rhoads p. 246
1904Trichechus Case p. 56
1904Manatus Palmer p. 398
1904Oxystomus Palmer p. 492
1904Trichechus Trouessart p. 748
1912Manatus Turner p. 155
1919Manatus Abel p. 835
1925Manatus Zittel p. 264
1930Trichechus Hay p. 658
1941Trichechus Kretzoi p. 155
1952Trichechus Sherman p. 98
1956Trichechus Paula Couto p. 107
1963Trichechus Scheffer and Rice p. 4
1973Trichechus Heal p. 199
1977Trichechus Husar p. 1
1978Trichechus Domning
1978Trichechus Husar
1980Trichechus Kurten and Anderson p. 341
1988Manatus Carroll
1991Trichechus Vidal p. 6
1994Trichechus Domning p. 189
1996Trichechus Domning p. 380
1998Trichechus Rice
1999Trichechus Bergqvist et al. p. 31
2002Manatus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Trichechus Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Trichechus Voss p. 91 figs. Figure 3
2017Trichechus Berta p. 171
2018Trichechus Domning p. 857 figs. Fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderSirenia()
familyTrichechidae
familyTrichechinae()
genusTrichechus

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