Neoparadoxia cecilialina Barnes 2013 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 2013. A new genus and species of Late Miocene paleoparadoxiid (Mammalia, Desmostylia) from California. Contributions in Science 521:51-114

Belongs to Neoparadoxia according to K. Matsui 2017

See also Barnes 2013

Sister taxon: Neoparadoxia repenningi

Type specimen: LACM 150150, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Aliso Viejo, which is in a Tortonian slope/ramp reef siltstone/diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Aliso Viejo

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