Behemotops Domning et al. 1986 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

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 K. Matsui and T. Tsuihiji 2019

See also Barnes 2013, Barnes and Goedert 2001, Beatty 2009, Beatty and Cockburn 2015, Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Cooper et al. 2014, Domning 1996, Domning 2008, Domning 2018, Inuzuka 2000, Inuzuka et al. 1995, Matsui 2017, McKenna and Bell 1997, Ray et al. 1994 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cornwalliidae, Desmostyloidea, Jamilcotatus, Kronokotherium, Seuku

Subtaxa: Behemotops katsuiei Behemotops proteus

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Ecology: amphibious herbivore


• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Japan (1), United States (2: Washington)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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