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Dusisiren jordani

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Taxonomy
Metaxytherium jordani was named by Kellogg (1925). Its type specimen is USNM 11051, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

It was recombined as Halianassa jordani by Reinhart (1951); it was recombined as Dusisiren jordani by Domning (1978), Domning (1994), Domning (1996), Domning (2008), Boessenecker (2011) and Voss (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Metaxytherium jordani Kellogg p. 59
1930Metaxytherium jordani Hay p. 656
1951Halianassa jordani Reinhart p. 210
1959Halianassa vanderhoofi Reinhart p. 23 figs. Plates 1-3; figs. 4-6
1970Metaxytherium vanderhoofi Shikama and Domning p. 395
1974Metaxytherium jordani Fondi and Pacini p. 45
1974Metaxytherium vanderhoofi Fondi and Pacini p. 45
1978Dusisiren jordani Domning p. 118
1994Dusisiren jordani Domning p. 189 figs. Figure 3
1996Dusisiren jordani Domning p. 389
2008Dusisiren jordani Domning
2011Dusisiren jordani Boessenecker p. 2
2014Dusisiren jordani 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
subfamilyHydrodamalinae()
genusDusisiren
speciesjordani()

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