†family Palaeoryctidae Winge 1917 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Palaeoryctidae

Parent taxon: Palaeoryctida according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

See also Carroll 1988, Gheerbrant 1992, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1979, McKenna and Bell 1997, Prasad et al. 1994, Scott et al. 2002, Sloan and Van Valen 1965 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aaptoryctes Aceroryctes Deltatheridiinae Didelphodontinae Eoryctes Jarveia Lainoryctes Nuryctes Ottoryctes Palaeoryctes Palaeoryctinae Pararyctes Pinoryctes Voltaia

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Type: Palaeoryctes

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection), France (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (3), Morocco (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (18: California, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Canada (15: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), Morocco (3), United States (30: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1), Spain (1), United States (7: Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 89 collections including 109 occurrences

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