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Neodesmostylus primigenius Khomenko 1928 (proboscidean)

Osteichthyes - Proboscidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 72062

Synonym: Desmostylus wollosowitschi Pfizenmayer 1927 [objective synonym] (taxon 72063)

Full reference: J. P. Khomenko. 1928. Bemekungen zu E. Pfizenmayer, Ein Desmostyliden Zahn der Neusibirischen Insel Kotelnyi. Zentralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, abt. B 519-520

Belongs to Neodesmostylus according to Khomenko 1928

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Neodesmostylus primigenius: Its type locality is Balyktach River, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in the Russian Federation
  • Desmostylus wollosowitschi:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore