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Protosiren eothene Zalmout et al. 2003 (placental)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Protosirenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64856

Full reference: I. S. Zalmout, M. Ul-Haq, and P. D. Gingerich. 2003. New species of Protosiren (Mammalia, Sirenia) from the early middle Eocene of Balochistan (Pakistan). Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 31(3):79-87

Belongs to Protosiren according to I. S. Zalmout et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Protosiren fraasi, Protosiren minima, Protosiren sattaensis, Protosiren smithae

Type specimen: GSP-UM 3487, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Kunvit, Habib Rahi Formation, which is in a Lutetian coastal shale in the Habib Rahi Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore