†family Paurodontidae Marsh 1887 (mammal)

Mammalia - Dryolestoidea - Paurodontidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1887. American Jurassic mammals. The American Journal of Science, series 3 33(196):327-348

Parent taxon: Dryolestoidea according to G. W. Rougier et al. 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kraus 1979, Marsh 1887, Prothero 1981, Simpson 1928 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Amphitheriida, Barberenia, Brandonia, Dryolestida, Dryolestidae, Meridiolestida

Subtaxa: Araeodon Archaeotrigon Dorsetodon Drescheratherium Foxraptor Paurodon Tathiodon

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Type: Paurodon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan (1), Portugal (1), United States (6: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 10 collections including 14 occurrences

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