Sirenia (Sea Cows/Dugongs and Manatees)

 

Family: Dugongidae (Dugongs or Sea Cows)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hydrodamalis gigas Zimmermann, 1780 Steller's sea cow 1768 Bering Island, Commander Islands (= Kommandorskiye Islands), Russia Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Trichechidae (Manatees)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Trichechus hesperamazonicus
Perini et al., 2020   Late Pleistocene Rondônia, Brazil (western) Extinct Access
Trichechus manatus bakerorum Domning, 2005 - Late Pleistocene North America Extinct Access

 

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