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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirenia 
AphiaID: 159502

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirenia (Order)
Authority Illiger, 1811
Status accepted
Rank Order
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria
Sources  basis of record Domning, Daryl P. 1996. Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology Number 80. , available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/SmithsonianContributions/Paleobiology/sc_RecordSingle.cfm?filename=SCtP-0080 [details] [full text]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsea cow  [details]
Direct child
taxa (4)

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 Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugongidae Gray, 1821
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProrastomidae Cope, 1889 †
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtosirenidae Sickenberg, 1934 †
Family Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechidae Gill, 1872
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159502
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 07:43:33Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z  checked  Self-Sullivan, Caryn
  
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  Citation: Self-Sullivan, C. (2014). Sirenia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159502 on 2014-12-19
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