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Miodugong Deraniyagala 1969 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65057

Full reference: P. E. P. Deraniyagala. 1969. A Miocene vertebrate faunule from the Malu member of Ceylon. Spolia Zeylanica 31(II):1-17

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to D. P. Domning 1996

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

Subtaxa: Miodugong brevicranius

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Type: Miodugong brevicranius

Ecology: scansorial insectivore