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Nanosiren garciae Domning and Aguilera 2008 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124902

Full reference: D. P. Domning and O. A. Aguilera. 2008. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbeaan Region. VIII. Nanosiren garciae, gen. et sp. nov. and Nanosiren sanchezi, sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2):479-500

Belongs to Nanosiren according to D. P. Domning and O. A. Aguilera 2008

Sister taxon: Nanosiren sanchezi

Type specimen: UF 201840, a skull. Its type locality is Four Corners Mine, Pliocene, which is in a Pliocene marine sandstone in the Bone Valley Formation of Florida.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore