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Sirenia
Temporal range: Early Eocene – Recent
West Indian Manatees (Trichechus manatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Eutheria
Superorder: Afrotheria
Order: Sirenia

Sirenia is an order of herbivorous mammals. In this order are the dugong and three species of manatee.

Taxonomy

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