Morganucodon heikuopengensis Young 1978 (mammaliaform)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

Alternative combination: Eozostrodon heikuopengensis

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1978. New materials of Eozostrodon. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 16:1-3

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

See also Jenkins and Crompton 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Luo and Wu 1994 and Young 1978

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

Type specimen: IVPP V 4728, a partial skull. Its type locality is Hei Koa Peng, Lufeng (CUP, IVPP), which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Hei Koa Peng, Lufeng (CUP, IVPP)

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