Dugongidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSirenia

  • 4,188

    Occurrences
  • 70

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Dugongidae

Common names

  • dugong eng
  • dugongs eng
  • sea cows eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted family

Published in

London Med. Repos. vol.15 p.309

Living period

56.0 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Freshwater, Aquatic

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Sirenia
family
Dugongidae
genus
30
species
70
 
complete classification

Appears in

Occurrence datasets

Bibliography

Domning, D. P. (1996). Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. (80): 1-611.
DOI:10.5479/si.00810266.80.1

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (123608342) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on 14-Feb-2017.