Paleoparadoxia tabatai Tokunaga 1939 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae

Alternative combination: Cornwallius tabatai

Full reference: S. Tokunaga. 1939. A new fossil mammal belonging to Desmostylidae. Journal of the Geological Society of Tokyo 31(371):289-300

Belongs to Paleoparadoxia according to D. P. Domning 2008

See also Domning 1996, Ijiri and Kamei 1961, Inuzuka et al. 2006, Kamei and Okazaki 1974, Matsui 2017, Matsui and Kawabe 2015, Reinhart 1959, Shikama 1966 and Tokunaga 1939

Sister taxon: Paleoparadoxia media

Type specimen: NSMT-P-5601, a skeleton

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Japan (16 collections), United States (7: California)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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