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Cornwallius sookensis Cornwall 1922 (desmostylian)

Mammalia - Desmostylia - Desmostylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72052

Alternative combination: Desmostylus sookensis

Full reference: I. A. Cornwall. 1922. Some notes on the Sooke Formation, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canadian Field Naturalist 36(7):121-123

Belongs to Cornwallius according to B. L. Beatty 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BCPM 486, a tooth. Its type locality is Kirby Creek, east, which is in a Chattian marine sandstone in the Sooke Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore