Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSireniaDugongidaeDugong

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  • 0

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Overview

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linne's Vollstand. Natursyst. Suppl. p. 21

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Sirenia
family
Dugongidae
genus
Dugong
species
Dugong dugon
 
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Bibliography

Domning, Daryl P. 1996. Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology Number 80.

Jefferson, T. A. , S. Leatherwood and M. A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.

Wilson D. E. & Reeder D. A. M. (1993). Mammals species of the world. A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1206 pp.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.