†tribe Volaticotherini Meng et al. 2006 (mammal)

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Alternative spelling: Volaticotheriidae

Full reference: J. Meng, Y. Hu, Y. Wang, X. Wang, and C. Li. 2006. A Mesozoic gliding mammal from northeastern China. Nature 444:889-893

Parent taxon: Alticonodontinae according to L. C. Gaetano and G. W. Rougier 2011

See also Meng et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Alticonodon, Arundelconodon, Astroconodon, Corviconodon, Jugulator, Meiconodon

Subtaxa: Argentoconodon Ichthyoconodon Triconolestes Volaticotherium

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Morocco (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), China (1), United States (2: Utah)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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