What is the scientific classification of a manatee?

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MANATEE. Domain: Eukarya. Kingdom: Animalia. Phylum: Chordata. Subphylum: Vertebrata. Class: Mammalia. Subclass: Theria. Infraclass: Eutheria. Order: Sirenia. Family: Trichechidae. Genus: Trichechus. Species: Manatus.
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The scientific name for a manatee is Trichechus manatus latirostrus.
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Jaeger, Edmund. 1955. A Source-book of Biological Names and Terms. Charles Thomas Publisher. Trichechus = of hair, hairy manatus = like the manatee... (but see below) latirostris
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"Trichechus senegalensis"
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