The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Trichechus manatus bakerorum Domning, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Trichecus manatus bakerorum Domning, 2005


Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



North America






Holotype: UF 123652.






Original scientific description:

Domning, Daryl P. (2005). Fossil sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. VII. Pleistocene Trichecus manatus Linnaeus, 1758. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3): 686-693. [Abstract]


Other references:

Bell, Christopher J., Godwin, William, Jenkins, Kelsey M., and Lewis, Patrick J. (2020). First fossil manatees in Texas, USA: Trichechus manatus bakerorum from Pleistocene beach deposits along the Gulf of Mexico. Palaeontologia Electronica, 23(3):a47.


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