Purbeckodon batei Butler et al. 2012 (mammal)

Mammalia - Morganucodonta

Full reference: P. M. Butler, D. Sigogneau-Russell, and P. C. Ensom. 2012. Possible persistence of the morganucodontans in the Lower Cretaceous Purbeck Limestone Group (Dorset, England). Cretaceous Research 33:135-145

Belongs to Purbeckodon according to P. M. Butler et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DORCM GS 701, a tooth (a left upper molar). Its type locality is Sunnydown Farm Quarry (lower clay), which is in a Berriasian wet floodplain limestone/claystone in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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