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Nanosiren Domning and Aguilera 2008 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124901

Full reference: D. P. Domning and O. A. Aguilera. 2008. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbeaan Region. VIII. Nanosiren garciae, gen. et sp. nov. and Nanosiren sanchezi, sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2):479-500

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to D. P. Domning 2018

Sister taxa: Anisosiren, Caribosiren, Dugonginae, Eosiren, Eotheroides, Halitheriinae, Halitherium, Halitherium alleni, Halitherium antillense, Halitherium taulannense, Hydrodamalinae, Indosiren, Kaupitherium, Lentiarenium, Metaxytherium, Miodugong, Paralitherium, Priscosiren, Prohalicore, Rytiodinae, Sirenavus, Trachytherium

Subtaxa: Nanosiren garciae, Nanosiren sanchezi

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Type: Nanosiren garciae

Ecology: scansorial insectivore