Dugongidae


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Noun1.Dugongidae - a family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Sirenia, Sirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
genus Dugong - type genus of the Dugongidae comprising only the dugongs
genus Hydrodamalis, Hydrodamalis - a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow
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The relation between the size of the ribs and the vertebrae exclude most of the cetaceans and sirenians such as Trichechidae and some Dugongidae (e.
indeterminado del Mesiniano de la Formacion Tobabe; ademas, describen de restos de Sirenia, uno indeterminado de edad Aquitaniano y un Dugongidae de edad Burdigaliano de la Formacion Culebra.
n The dugong is the world's only herbivorous marine mammal and the only member of the family Dugongidae.