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†order Desmostylia Reinhart 1959 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Invalid subtaxa: Desmostyliformes Hay 1923, Jamilcotatus Aranda-Manteca and Barnes 1998 [nomen nudum], Jamilcotatus boreios Aranda-Manteca and Barnes 1998 [nomen nudum], Jamilcotatus kumiaica Aranda-Manteca and Barnes 1998 [nomen nudum]

Full reference: R. H. Reinhart. 1959. A review of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 36(1):1-146

Parent taxon: Tethytheria according to D. P. Domning 1996

Sister taxa: Anthracobunidae, Behemota, Embrithopoda, Proboscidea, Sirenia

Subtaxa: Cornwalliidae, Desmostylidae, Kronokotherium, Paleoparadoxiidae

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore