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Ashoroa laticosta Inuzuka 2000 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Desmostylia - Desmostylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71795

Full reference: N. Inuzuka. 2000. Primitive late Oligocene desmostylians from Japan and Phylogeny of the Desmostylia. Bulletin of the Ashoro Museum of Paleontology 1:91-123

Belongs to Ashoroa according to K. Matsui 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMP21. Its type locality is Morawan (Lower Hard Shale Member), which is in a Chattian marine shale in the Morawan Formation of Japan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore