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Dioplotherium allisoni Kilmer 1965 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53131

Alternative combination: Halianassa allisoni

Full reference: F. H. Kilmer. 1965. A Miocene dugongid from Baja California, Mexico. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 65(2):57-74

Belongs to Dioplotherium according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxon: Dioplotherium manigaulti

Type specimen: UCMP 47250, a mandible

Ecology: scansorial insectivore