Manatees (faimily Trichechidae, genus Trichechus) are lairge, fully aquatic, maistly yerbivorous marine mammals.

Manatees
Temporal range: Early Pleistocene-Recent
2.5–0 Ma
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Antillean manatee
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Sirenia
Faimily: Trichechidae
Gill, 1872
Genus: Trichechus
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

Trichechus inunguis
Trichechus manatus
Trichechus senegalensis
Trichechus "pygmaeus" (validity quaistienable)

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Trichechus Linnaeus 1758 (manatee)". Fossilworks.org.