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Taxon: Infraorder Sirenia Gill, 1872 - manatees, dugong, and sea cow (mammal)
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Authorship

SN2000 author citation (Gill, 1872) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997
Original name Gill, 1872: 13.
Subsequent rank (orig. spell.) McKenna, M.C. & Bell, S.K. 1997. Classif. Mamm.: 493 ("Illiger, 1811:140, new rank").
Incorrect (rank-group) authorship Illiger, C. 1811. Prodr. Syst. Mamm. Avium: 140 ("Familia"). ≡

Variants

BasionymSirenia (Order) Gill, 1872 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 493 (note 1). [new] [inferred]
Current rankSirenia (Order) Gill, 1872 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 57. [inferred]
Former rankSirenia (Order) Gill, 1872 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 493 (note 1). [new]

Vernacular Names (English)

Full namemanatees, dugong, and sea cow
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