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Paleoparadoxia Reinhart 1959 (desmostylian)

Osteichthyes - Desmostylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 36959

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: Paleoparadoxiidae according to B. L. Beatty 2009

Sister taxa: Archaeoparadoxia, Behemotopsinae, Neoparadoxia, Paleoparadoxiinae

Subtaxa: Paleoparadoxia media, Paleoparadoxia tabatai

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Type: Archaeoparadoxia weltoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore