Trichechus manatus subsp. latirostr…

Subspecies in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSireniaTrichechidaeTrichechusTrichechus manatus

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Full Name

Trichechus manatus subsp. latirostris (Harlan, 1824)

Common names

  • Florida manatee eng
  • Florida manatee
  • more


Taxonomic status

accepted subspecies


? latirostris Harlan, 1824


Not terrestrial, Marine, Freshwater, Aquatic

Georeferenced data

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All 188 | In viewable area


Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa


There are no subordinate taxa for this subspecies.
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Table of Contents

Appears in



(2007) website, 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Domning, Daryl P. (2005) Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. VII. Pleistocene Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 25, no. 3

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

ITIS database

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

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

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

  • name parent mismatch

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 World Register of Marine Species.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.