Trichechidae

Trichechidae is a family of sirenians that includes all living manatees and several extinct genera.

Trichechidae
Temporal range: Late OligoceneRecent
Manatee at Sea World Orlando Mar 10.JPG
West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Sirenia
Family: Trichechidae
Gill 1872
Genera

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SystematicsEdit

TRICHECHIDAE

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M. Voss. 2014. On the invalidity of Halitherium schinzii Kaup, 1838 (Mammalia, Sirenia), with comments on systematic consequences. Zoosystematics and Evolution 90(1):87-93


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