Prorastomidae

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Prorastomidae
Temporal range: Eocene
Prorastomus BW.jpg
Prorastomus sirenoides
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Prorastomidae
Genera

Pezosiren
Prorastomus

Prorastomidae is a family of extinct sirenians from Jamaica, related to the extant manatees and dugong.[1][2][3] The family includes two genera:

Pezosiren portelli cast skeleton produced and distributed by Triebold Paleontology Incorporated

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fossilworks: Prorastomidae". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  2. ^ Marsh, Helene; O'Shea, Thomas J.; Reynolds, John Elliott; III, John E. Reynolds (December 2011). Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia: Dugongs and Manatees. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521888288.
  3. ^ "Family †Prorastomidae - Hierarchy - The Taxonomicon". taxonomicon.taxonomy.nl. Retrieved 2019-06-27.