Amblotherium nanum Owen 1871 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

Alternative combination: Achyrodon nanus

Full reference: R. Owen. 1871. Monograph of the fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic formations. 24(110):vi-115

Belongs to Amblotherium according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

See also Kraus 1979, Owen 1871, Simpson 1928 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Amblotherium gracilis, Amblotherium pusillum, Amblotherium soricinum, Kepolestes coloradensis, Miccylotyrans minimus

Type specimen: BMNH 47745, a mandible (right mandible). Its type locality is Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83), which is in a Berriasian marine horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83)

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