Moeritherioidea

Moeritherioidea

[‚mir·ə‚thir·ē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
A suborder of extinct sirenian mammals considered as primitive proboscideans by some authorities and as a sirenian offshoot by others.
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