Order Sirenia (organism)

Known as: Sirenia 
An order of heavy-bodied, slow-moving, completely aquatic, herbivorous mammals. The body is fusiform, plump, and hairless, except for bristles on the… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
To discover interordinal relationships of living and fossil placental mammals and the time of origin of placentals relative to… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Molecular analyses of the relationships of placental mammals have shown a progressive congruence between mitogenomic and nuclear… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Seagrasses, marine flowering plants, are widely distributed along temperate and tropical coastlines of the world. Seagrasses have… (More)
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2006
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2006
Corneal avascularity—the absence of blood vessels in the cornea—is required for optical clarity and optimal vision, and has led… (More)
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2005
2005
Recent comprehensive studies of DNA sequences support the monophyly of Afrotheria, comprising elephants, sirenians (dugongs and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The strict orthology of mitochondrial (mt) coding sequences has promoted their use in phylogenetic analyses at different levels… (More)
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2001
2001
Higher-level relationships among placental mammals, as well as the historical biogeography of this group against the backdrop of… (More)
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2001
2001
Modern seacows (manatees and dugongs; Mammalia, Sirenia) are completely aquatic, with flipperlike forelimbs and no hindlimbs… (More)
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1999
1999
The interordinal relationships of eutherian (placental) mammals were evaluated by a phylogenetic analysis of four published data… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Data on linear sperm dimensions in mammals are presented. There is information on a total of 284 species, representing 6.2% of… (More)
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