Ambilestes Fox 2015 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: R. C. Fox. 2015. A revision of the Late Cretaceous–Paleocene eutherian mammal Cimolestes Marsh, 1889. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 52

Parent taxon: Eutheria according to R. C. Fox 2015

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Acristatherium, 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: Ambilestes cerberoides

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Type: Cimolestes cerberoides

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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