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Zhelestes Nessov 1985 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Zhelestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137964

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1985. Novye mlekopitayushchie Mela Kyzylkumov [New mammals from the Cretaceous of Kyzyl-Kum]. Vestnik Leningradskogo Universiteta, Geologiia, Geografiia, series 7 17:8-18

Parent taxon: Zhelestidae according to J. R. Wible et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Alostera, Aspanlestes, Avitotherium, Beleutinus, Beleutinus orlovi, Borisodon, Eozhelestes, Gallolestes, Kumsuperus, Lainodontinae, Mistralestes, Oxlestes, Parazhelestes, Sheikhdzheilia, Sorlestes, Valentinella, Zhalmouzia

Subtaxa: Zhelestes temirkazyk

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore