Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSireniaDugongidaeDugong

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Overview

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Published in

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

Basionym

Trichechus dugon P.L.S. Müller, 1776

Living period

0.0117 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Freshwater, Aquatic

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Sirenia
family
Dugongidae
genus
Dugong
species
Dugong dugon
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(2001) website, 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

(2001) website, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

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.

Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp.

Rice, Dale W. (1998) Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.