Ambolestes Bi et al. 2018 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

Full reference: S. Bi, X. Zheng, X. Wang, N. E. Cignetti, S. Yang and J. R. Wible. 2018. An Early Cretaceous eutherian and the placental–marsupial dichotomy. Nature 558:390-395

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

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Acristatherium, Ambilestes, 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: Ambolestes zhoui

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Type: Ambolestes zhoui

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Xisanjia (Cretaceous of China)

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