Sheikhdzheilia rezvyii Averianov and Archibald 2005 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Zhelestidae

Full reference: A. Averianov and J. D. Archibald. 2005. Mammals from the mid-Cretaceous Khodzhakul Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan. Cretaceous Research 26(4):593-608

Belongs to Sheikhdzheilia according to J. D. Archibald and A. Averianov 2012

See also Archibald and Averianov 2005 and Averianov and Archibald 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZIN 88438, a mandible (right dentary fragment with p5, m1, talonid of m2, and alveoli for p4 and m3). Its type locality is SSHD-8, Sheikhdzheili, which is in a Cenomanian fluvial horizon in the Khodzhakul Formation of Uzbekistan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Uzbekistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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