Astroconodon Patterson 1951 (mammal)

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Full reference: B. Patterson. 1951. Early Cretaceous mammals from northern Texas. American Journal of Science 249:31-46

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

See also Carroll 1988, Cifelli et al. 1998, Gao et al. 2010, Jenkins and Crompton 1979, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Patterson 1951, Patterson 1956 and Rasmussen and Callison 1981

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

Subtaxa: Astroconodon delicatus Astroconodon denisoni

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Type: Astroconodon denisoni

Ecology: amphibious piscivore


• Cretaceous of United States (13: Oklahoma, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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