Sirenia

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Sirenia
Temporal range: Early Eocene-Holocene, 55.8–0 Ma
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West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Superorder: Afrotheria
Clade: Paenungulata
Clade: Tethytheria
Order: Sirenia
Illiger, 1811
Faimilies

Dugongidae
Trichechidae
Prorastomidae
Protosirenidae

Synonyms[1]

Sirenia is an order o fully aquatic, yerbivorous mammals that dwell in swamps, rivers, estuaries, marine wetlands, an coastal marine watters.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Citit soorces

  • Shoshani, J. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 92–93. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.