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Behemotops Domning et al. 1986 (desmostylian)

Osteichthyes - Desmostylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 36956

Full reference: D. P. Domning, C. E. Ray, and M. C. McKenna. 1986. Two new Oligocene desmostylians and a discussion of Tethytherian systematics. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 59:1-56

Parent taxon: Desmostylia according to B. L. Beatty and T. C. Cockburn 2015

Sister taxa: Cornwalliidae, Desmostylidae, Jamilcotatus, Kronokotherium, Paleoparadoxiidae, Seuku

Subtaxa: Behemotops katsuiei, Behemotops proteus

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Type: Behemotops proteus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore