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Afrodon Gheerbrant 1988 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Adapisoriculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 118856

Full reference: E. Gheerbrant. 1988. Afrodon chleuhi nov. gen., nov. sp., “insectivore” (Mammalia, Eutheria) lipotyphlé (?) du Paléocène marocain : données préliminaires. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris 307:1303-1309

Parent taxon: Adapisoriculidae according to E. De Bast et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Adapisoriculus, Bustylus, Deccanolestes, Garatherium, Proremiculus, Remiculus

Subtaxa: Afrodon chleuhi, Afrodon gheerbranti, Afrodon ivani, Afrodon tagourtensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore