Laolestes hodsoni Clemens and Lees 1971 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Dryolestidae

Alternative combination: Melanodon hodsoni

Full reference: W. A. Clemens and P. M. Lees. 1971. A review of English Early Cretaceous mammals. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 50(suppl. 1):117-130

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

See also Clemens and Lees 1971

Sister taxa: Laolestes andresi, Laolestes eminens, Laolestes goodrichi

Type specimen: University College, London W-14, a tooth (right upper molar). Its type locality is Tighe Farm, which is in a Valanginian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal conglomerate in the Wadhurst Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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