Comotherium Prothero 1981 (mammal)

Mammalia - Dryolestoidea - Dryolestidae

Full reference: D. R. Prothero. 1981. New Jurassic mammals from Como Bluff, Wyoming, and the interrelationships of non-tribosphenic Theria. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 167(5):277-326

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

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Prothero 1981

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

Subtaxa: Comotherium richi

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Type: Comotherium richi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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