Nuryctes Tong 2003 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae

Synonym: Neoryctes Tong 1997 [replaced name]

Full reference: Y.-S. Tong. 2003. Nuryctes, a new generic name to replace Neoryctes Tong, 1997 (Mammalia, ?Insectivora, Palaeoryctidae). Vertebrata PalAsiatica 41(1):88

Parent taxon: Palaeoryctidae according to A. V. Lopatin and A. O. Averianov 2004

See also Lopatin 2006, Tong 1997 and Tong 2003

Sister taxa: Aaptoryctes, Aceroryctes, Deltatheridiinae, Didelphodontinae, Eoryctes, Jarveia, Lainoryctes, Ottoryctes, Palaeoryctes, Palaeoryctinae, Pararyctes, Pinoryctes, Voltaia

Subtaxa: Nuryctes alayensis Nuryctes gobiensis Nuryctes qinlingensis

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Type: Neoryctes qinlingensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of China (1 collection), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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