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Classification after McKenna & Bell 1997.
Containing group: Sirenia

Other Names for Dugongidae


Bajpai, S. and D. P. Domning. 1997. A new Dugonginae sirenian from the early Miocene of India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17:219-228.

Domning, D. P. 1988. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean Region. I. Metaxytherium floridanum Hay, 1922. Journal of Paleontology 8:395-426.

Domning, D.P. 1997. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. VI. Crenatosiren olseni (Reinhart, 1976). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17:397-412.

Domning, D. P., G. S. Morgan, and C. E. Ray. 1982. North American Eocene Sea Cows (Mammalia: Sirenia). Smithsonian Contributuions to Paleobiology 52. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

McKenna, M. C. and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York.

Ozawa, T., S. Hayashi, and V.M. Mikhelson. 1997. Phylogenetic position of mammoth and Steller's sea cow within Tethytheria demonstrated by mitochondrial DNA sequences. Journal of Molecular Evolution 44:406-413.

Rainey, W. E., J. M. Lowenstein, V. M. Sarich, and D. M. Magor. 1984. Sirenian molecular systematics including the extinct Steller's sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas). Naturwissenschaften 71:586-588.

Rowlatt, U. and H. Marsh. 1985. The heart of the dugong (Dugong dugon) and the West-Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) (Sirenia). Journal of Morphology 186:95-105.

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Scientific Name Hydrodamalis gigas
Location Specimen at the Natural History Museum, London
Reference Lankester, E. R. 1905. Extinct Animals. Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London
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