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Trichechus senegalensis Link 1795 (West African manatee)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Trichechidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64979

Synonym: Manatus senegalensis Desmarest 1817 (taxon 102718)

Belongs to Trichechus according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxa: Trichechus inunguis, Trichechus manatus

Type specimens:

  • Trichechus senegalensis: no type specimen designated
  • Manatus senegalensis:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore