Protosiren Abel 1904 (sirenian)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Protosirenidae

Full reference: O. Abel. 1904. Die Sirenen der mediterranen TertiƤrbildungen Oesterreichs. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich - koniglichen geologischen Reichsanstalt. Wien 19(2):1-223

Parent taxon: Protosirenidae according to M. Voss 2014

See also Abel 1919, Albright et al. 2019, Bajpai et al. 2006, Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Clementz et al. 2006, Domning 1978, Domning 1994, Domning 1996, Domning 2008, Domning 2018, Gingerich et al. 1995, Heal 1973, Kretzoi 1941, Reinhart 1959, Sepkoski 2002 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Ashokia, Libysiren

Subtaxa: Protosiren eothene Protosiren fraasi Protosiren minima Protosiren sattaensis Protosiren smithae

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (7 collections), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Pakistan (3), United States (8: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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