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†family Onychonycteridae Simmons et al. 2008 (bat)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 117583

Full reference: N. B. Simmons, K. L. Seymour, J. Habersetzer and G. F. Gunnell. 2008. Primitive Early Eocene bat from Wyoming and the evolution of flight and echolocation. Nature 451:818-821

Parent taxon: Chiroptera according to N. B. Simmons et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aegyptonycteridae, Animalivora, Archaeopteropus, Craseonycteridae, Eochiroptera, Fructivorae, Frugivora, Furipteridae, Insectivorae, Megachiroptera, Megadermatidae, Microchiroptera, Microchiropteramorpha, Mixopteryx, Molossidae, Myzopodidae, Noctilionoidea, Nycterididae, Phyllostomidae, Rhinolophidae, Rhinopomatidae, Samonycteris, Thyropteridae, Vesperugo

Subtaxa: Onychonycteris

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore