Laolestes goodrichi Simpson 1929 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Dryolestidae

Alternative combination: Melanodon goodrichi

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1929. American Mesozoic Mammalia. Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Yale University 3(1):1-171

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

See also Clemens 1963, Kraus 1979, Prothero 1981 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Laolestes andresi, Laolestes eminens, Laolestes hodsoni

Type specimen: YPM 13738, a maxilla (part of right maxilla with M3-5). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Jurassic of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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