Dryolestes obtusus Marsh 1880 (mammal)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Dryolestidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1880. Notice of new Jurassic mammals representing two new orders. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 20(28):235-239

Belongs to Dryolestes according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Hay 1902, Marsh 1880, Marsh 1887 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Dryolestes leirensis, Dryolestes priscus, Dryolestes tenax, Dryolestes vorax

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Dryolestes obtusus in the database

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