Dryolestes Marsh 1878 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Dryolestidae

Synonym: Asthenodon Marsh 1887

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1878. Fossil mammal from the Jurassic of the Rocky Mountains. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 15:459

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

See also Engelmann and Callison 1998, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Kraus 1979, Marsh 1880, Marsh 1887, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prothero 1981, Simpson 1927, Simpson 1929 and Wang et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Amblotherium, Anthracolestes, Beckumia, Comotherium, Euthlastus, Groebertherium, Guimarotodus, Henkelotherium, Herpetairus, Herpetarius, Kepolestes, Krebsotherium, Lakotalestes, Laolestes, Malthacolestes, Melanodon, Miccylotyrans, Minutolestes, Pelicopsis, Peraspalax, Phascolestes, Portopinheirodon

Subtaxa: Dryolestes leirensis Dryolestes obtusus Dryolestes priscus Dryolestes tenax Dryolestes vorax

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Type: Dryolestes priscus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Jurassic of Portugal (1 collection), United States (8: Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections including 15 occurrences

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