The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Trichechus hesperamazonicus Perini et al., 2020

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Rondônia, Brazil (western)

 

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Perini, Fernando A. et al. (2020). A new species of Trichechus Linnaeus, 1758 (Sirenia, Trichechidae), from the upper Pleistocene of southwestern Amazonia, and the evolution of Amazonian manatees. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 39(5): e1697882. [Abstract]

 

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