Acristatherium Hu et al. 2010 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: Y. Hu, J. Meng, C. Li and Y. Wang. 2010. New basal eutherian mammal from the Early Cretaceous Jehol biota, Liaoning, China. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 277:229-236

Parent taxon: Eutheria according to S. Bi et al. 2018

See also Hu et al. 2010 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Ambilestes, Ambolestes, Arctocyonidae, Asioryctitheria, Bibymalagasia, Chiroptera, Cimolesta, Didymoconida, Durlstodon, Durlstotherium, Endotherium, Eomaia, Gliriformes, Heptaconodon, Heptaconodon dubium, Holoclemensiidae, Horolodectidae, Hovurlestes, Hyaenodonta, Insectivora, Juramaia, Kennalestoidea, Leptictida, Mingotheriidae, Montanalestes, Mutica, Nanocuridae, Notopterna, Notoungulata, Oligoryctidae, Palaeorycteropus, Paranyctoides, Paraxonia, Placentalia, Prokennalestes, Proteutheria, Prozalambdalestes, Quadripedes, Sahnitherium, Sazlestes, Scollardius, Sinodelphys, Taeniodonta, Therictoidea, Trogontia, Ungulata, Zalambdalestidae, Zhelestidae

Subtaxa: Acristatherium yanensis

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Type: Acristatherium yanensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Yanzigou, Shanyuan (Cretaceous of China)

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