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Crassitherium Van Beneden 1871 (placental)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 91966

Full reference: P. J. Van Beneden. 1871. Un Sirenien nouveau du terrain rupelien. Bulletins de L'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Second Series 32(9/10):164-178

Parent taxon: Sirenia according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxa: Dugongidae, Dugongoidea, Manatherium, Manatus inornatus, Prorastomidae, Prorastomoidea, Protosirenidae, Pugmeodon, Rhytinidae, Sirenotherium, Sirenotherium pirabense, Sobrarbesiren, Trichechidae

Subtaxa: Crassitherium robustum

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Type: Crassitherium robustum

Ecology: scansorial insectivore