Chunnelodon Ensom and Sigogneau-Russell 1998 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: P. C. Ensom and D. Sigogneau-Russell. 1998. New dryolestoid mammals from the basal Cretaceous Purbeck Limestone Group of southern England. Palaeontology 41:35-55

Parent taxon: Zatheria according to A. Lopatin and A. Averianov 2006

See also Ensom and Sigogneau-Russell 1998 and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Abelodon, Arguimus, Magnimus, Minimus, Mozomuridae, Nanolestes, Palaeoxonodon, Peramura, Peramus, Prototheria

Subtaxa: Chunnelodon alopekodes

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Type: Chunnelodon alopekodes

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Sunnydown Farm Quarry (clay: upper horizon; equivalent to DB 102/103 ) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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