Morganucodon oehleri Rigney 1963 (mammaliaform)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

Alternative combination: Eozostrodon oehleri

Full reference: H. W. Rigney. 1963. A specimen of Morganucodon from Yunnan. Nature 197(4872):1122-1123

Belongs to Morganucodon according to Z. Luo et al. 1995

See also Jenkins and Crompton 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Rigney 1963

Sister taxa: Morganucodon heikuopengensis, Morganucodon peyeri, Morganucodon tardus, Morganucodon watsoni

Type specimen: UCL, a skull. Its type locality is Yang Tsao Ti, Lufeng (lower), which is in a Hettangian terrestrial claystone in the Lufeng Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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