Spalacotheridium Cifelli 1990 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Spalacotheriidae

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli. 1990. Cretaceous mammals from southern Utah. III. Therian mammals from the Turonian (early Late Cretaceous). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(3):332-345

Parent taxon: Spalacolestinae according to G. Han and J. Meng 2016

See also Cifelli 1990, Cifelli and Madsen 1999, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Li and Luo 2006 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Aliaga, Heishanlestes, Lactodens, Shalbaatar, Spalacolestes, Spalacotheroides, Symmetrodontoides, Yaverlestes

Subtaxa: Spalacotheridium mckennai Spalacotheridium noblei

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Type: Spalacotheridium mckennai

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Cretaceous of United States (10: Montana, Utah collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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