Trichechus manatus latirostris (Harl…

Subspecies in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSireniaTrichechidaeTrichechusTrichechus manatus

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Full Name

Trichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824)

Common names

  • Florida manatee eng
  • North American Manatee eng
  • Lamantin D'Amerique Do Nord fra
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Taxonomic status

Accepted subspecies

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Georeferenced data

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Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa


There are no subordinate taxa for this subspecies.
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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

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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.