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Eosiren Andrews 1902 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36880

Synonym: Archaeosiren Abel 1913 (taxon 64986)

Full reference: C. W. Andrews. 1902. Preliminary note on some recently discovered extinct vertebrates from Egypt. (Part III). Geological Magazine Decade 4(9):291-295

Parent taxon: Dugongidae according to M. Voss 2014

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

Subtaxa: Eosiren abeli, Eosiren imenti, Eosiren libyca, Eosiren stromeri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore