Steller's sea cow

(redirected from Hydrodamalinae)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Steller's sea cow - extinct large sirenian mammal formerly found near the Asiatic coast of the Bering Sea
sea cow, sirenian, sirenian mammal - any of two families of large herbivorous aquatic mammals with paddle-shaped tails and flipper-like forelimbs and no hind limbs
genus Hydrodamalis, Hydrodamalis - a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Halitherinae and Hydrodamalinae) with swollen ribs (Berta et al., 2006a).
Sirenians are characterized by heavy dense and swollen ribs (e.g., Berta et al., 2006b), however these ribs are not as flattened as in the Family Trichechidae and some subfamilies of Dugongidae (Halitherinae and Hydrodamalinae).