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Hydrodamalis Retzius 1794 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Invalid subtaxa: Dystomus Fischer von Waldheim 1813, Haligyna Billberg 1827, Manati Steller 1774 [replaced name], Nepus Fischer von Waldheim 1814, Rhytina Berthold 1827, Rhytine Burmeister 1837 [objective synonym], Rytina Illiger 1811, Sirene Link 1794, Stellerus Desmarest 1822

Full reference: A. J. Retzius. 1794. Anmärkningar vid Genus Trichechi. Kongl. Vetenskaps Academiens nya handlingar 2(15):286-300

Parent taxon: Hydrodamalinae according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxon: Dusisiren

Subtaxa: Haligyna borealis, Hydrodamalis cuestae, Hydrodamalis gigas

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore