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Order Sirenia Illiger 1811 (sirenian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 86537

Synonyms: Anthropocephala Billberg 1827 [objective synonym] (no. 84565), Diopia Rafinesque 1815 [objective synonym] (no. 84561), Halobioidea Ameghino 1889 [objective synonym] (no. 84571), Herbivora Gray 1821 (no. 147848), Herbivorae Gray 1821 (no. 95912), Manatides Billberg 1827 [objective synonym] (no. 84567), Manatina Bonaparte 1837 [objective synonym] (no. 84563), Sireniformia Burmeister 1837 [objective synonym] (no. 84569), Trichechiformes Hay 1923 [objective synonym] (no. 71181)

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Tethytheria according to D. P. Domning et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Anthracobunia, Behemota, Proboscidea

Subtaxa: Crassitherium, Dugongidae, Dugongoidea, Manatherium, Manatus inornatus, Prorastomidae, Prorastomoidea, Protosirenidae, Pugmeodon, Rhytinidae, Sirenotherium, Sirenotherium pirabense, Trichechidae

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore