Zhangheotherium Hu et al. 1997 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: Y. Hu, Y. Wang, Z. Luo and C. Li. 1997. A new symmetrodont mammal from China and its implications for mammalian evolution. Nature 390:137-142

Parent taxon: Spalacotherioidea according to G. Li and Z.-X. Luo 2006

See also Averianov 2002, Hu et al. 1997, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Luo et al. 2001 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxon: Maotherium

Subtaxa: Zhangheotherium quinquecuspidens

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Type: Zhangheotherium quinquecuspidens

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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