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Dugong dugon Illiger 1811 (dugong)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Dugongidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65051

Alternative combinations: Halicore dugong, Halicore dugung, Trichechus dugon

Synonyms: Dugong indicus Lacépède 1799 (no. 112468), Halicore australe Owen 1847 (no. 146898), Halicore australis Owen 1847 (no. 112471), Halicore cetacea Heuglin 1877 (no. 112472), Halicore hemprichi Ehrenberg 1832 (no. 146897), Halicore hemprichii Ehrenberg 1832 (no. 112469), Halicore lottum Ehrenberg 1832 (no. 112470), Halicore tabernaculi Ruppell 1843 (no. 102720), Trichechus dugung Erxleben 1777 (no. 112467)

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

Belongs to Dugong according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Dugong dugon: none designated
  • Dugong indicus:
  • Halicore australis:
  • Halicore cetacea:
  • Halicore hemprichii:
  • Halicore lottum:
  • Halicore tabernaculi:
  • Trichechus dugung:

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): scapula 270.0 x 120.0