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Prorastomus sirenoides Owen 1855 (placental)

Mammalia - Sirenia - Prorastomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64964

Full reference: R. Owen. 1855. On the fossil skull of a mammal (Prorastomus sirenoides, Owen), from the Island of Jamaica. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 11:541-543

Belongs to Prorastomus according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH 44897, a skull. Its type locality is Freemans Hall, which is in a Ypresian carbonate limestone in the Chapelton Formation of Jamaica.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore