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†family Paleoparadoxiidae Reinhart 1959 (desmostylian)

Osteichthyes - Desmostylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 96775

Alternative spelling: Paleoparadoxidae

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: Desmostylia according to K. Matsui et al. 2018

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

Subtaxa: Archaeoparadoxia, Behemotopsinae, Neoparadoxia, Paleoparadoxia, Paleoparadoxiinae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore