Italosiren Voss et al. 2017 (dugong)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Full reference: M. Voss, S. Sorbi, and D. P. Domning. 2017. Morphological and systematic re-assessment of the late Oligocene “Halitherium” bellunense reveals a new crown group genus of Sirenia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 62(1):163-172

Parent taxon: Dugonginae according to M. Voss et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Bharatisiren, Callistosiren, Corystosiren, Crenatosiren, Culebratherium, Dioplotherium, Domningia, Dugong, Kutchisiren, Norosiren, Rytiodus, Xenosiren

Subtaxa: Italosiren bellunensis

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Type: Halitherium bellunense

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Belluno (Miocene of Italy)

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