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Metaxytherium meyeri Abel 1904 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65033

Full reference: O. Abel. 1904. Die Sirenen der mediterranen Tertiärbildungen Oesterreichs. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich - koniglichen geologischen Reichsanstalt. Wien 19(2):1-223

Belongs to Metaxytherium according to D. P. Domning 1996

Sister taxa: Felsinotherium gunteri, Metaxytherium albifontanum, Metaxytherium aquitaniae, Metaxytherium arctodites, Metaxytherium beaumontii, Metaxytherium crataegense, Metaxytherium floridanum, Metaxytherium krahuletzi, Metaxytherium lovisati, Metaxytherium medium, Metaxytherium riveroi, Metaxytherium serresii, Metaxytherium subapenninum

Type specimen: SMNS unnumbered specimen, a set of limb elements (proximal left humerus)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore