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Xenosiren Domning 1989 (placental)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36904

Full reference: D. P. Domning. 1989. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. III. Xenosiren yucateca, gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):429-437

Parent taxon: Dugonginae according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxa: Bharatisiren, Callistosiren, Corystosiren, Crenatosiren, Culebratherium, Dioplotherium, Domningia, Dugong, Italosiren, Kutchisiren, Norosiren, Rytiodus

Subtaxa: Xenosiren yucateca

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Type: Xenosiren yucateca

Ecology: scansorial insectivore