Name: Kutchisiren.
Phonetic: Kutch-e-sy-ren.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Bajpai,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Domning,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Das,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Velez-Juarbe‭ & ‬V.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mishra‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Sirenia,‭ ‬Dugongidae,‭ ‬Dugonginae.
Species: K.‭ ‬cylindrica‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: ‬Unavailable.
Known locations: India‭ ‬-‭ ‬Khari Nadi Formation.
Time period: Aquitanian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Kutchisiren is a prehistoric genus of dugong that lived in the waters of India during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new fossil sirenian‭ (‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Dugonginae‭) ‬from the Miocene of India.‭ ‬Neus Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaeontologie,‭ ‬Abhandlungen‭ ‬258‭(‬1‭)‬:39-50.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bajpai,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Domning,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Das,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Velez-Juarbe‭ & ‬V.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mishra‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


Random favourites