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Protosiren sattaensis

Mammalia - Sirenia - Protosirenidae

Taxonomy
Protosiren sattaensis was named by Gingerich et al. (1995). Its type specimen is GSP-UM 3001, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bari Nadi 1, which is in a Bartonian marine shale in the Drazinda Formation of Pakistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Protosiren sattaensis Gingerich et al.

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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()
familyProtosirenidae
genusProtosiren
speciessattaensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available