Maotherium sinensis Rougier et al. 2003 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: G. W. Rougier, Q. Ji, and M. J. Novacek. 2003. A new symmetrodont mammal with fur impressions from the Mesozoic of China. Acta Geologica Sinica 77(1):7-14

Belongs to Maotherium according to G. W. Rougier et al. 2003

See also Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxon: Maotherium asiaticus

Type specimen: NGMC-97-4-15, a skeleton (Fully articulated skeleton in a dorsal view with hair and body contour impressions). Its type locality is Maotherium type locality, which is in an Aptian terrestrial horizon in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Maotherium type locality

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