Malthacolestes Simpson 1927 (mammal)

Mammalia - Dryolestoidea - Dryolestidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1927. Mesozoic Mammalia. VI. Genera of Morrison pantotheres. American Journal of Science 13:409-416

Parent taxon: Dryolestidae according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Kraus 1979, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prothero 1981, Simpson 1927 and Simpson 1929

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

Subtaxa: Malthacolestes osborni

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Type: Malthacolestes osborni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM) (Jurassic of Wyoming)

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