†family Horolodectidae Scott 2019 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Horolodectidae

Full reference: C. S. Scott. 2019. Horolodectidae: a new family of unusual eutherians (Mammalia: Theria) from the Palaeocene of Alberta, Canada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 185(2):431-458

Parent taxon: Eutheria according to C. S. Scott 2019

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Acristatherium, Ambilestes, Ambolestes, Arctocyonidae, Asioryctitheria, Bibymalagasia, Chiroptera, Cimolesta, Didymoconida, Durlstodon, Durlstotherium, Endotherium, Eomaia, Gliriformes, Heptaconodon, Heptaconodon dubium, Holoclemensiidae, 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: Ferrequitherium Horolodectes

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Type: Horolodectes

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (4: Alberta collections)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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