†order Desmostyloidea Abel 1933 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Parent taxon: Desmostylia according to K. Matsui and T. Tsuihiji 2019

See also Domning 1996

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

Subtaxa: Desmostylidae Paleoparadoxiidae

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Ecology: amphibious herbivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of Japan (1 collection)

• Miocene of Japan (71), Mexico (4), the Russian Federation (10), United States (58: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington)

• Arikareean of Mexico (1), United States (2: California, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Japan (2)

• Oligocene of Canada (3: British Columbia), Japan (1), Mexico (3), United States (6: Alaska, Oregon, Washington)

Total: 162 collections including 182 occurrences

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