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Steller's Sea Cow
Hydrodamalis gigas (Zimmermann, 1780)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Sirenia - dugongs and manatees »  family Dugongidae - dugongs and sea cows »  genus Hydrodamalis

Scientific synonyms

Dugong gigas
Hydrodamalis stelleri
Rhitisma stelleri

Other names

= Great Northern Sea Cow

Extinct

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recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [53136]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [http://fossilworks.org/] [as Hydrodamalis gigas (Zimmerman, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 30 January 2016
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [10303]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Hydrodamalis gigas (Zimmermann, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Hydrodamalis gigas Zimmermann, 1780]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hydrodamalis gigas (Zimmermann, 1780)]

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extinct taxon