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Steropodon galmani Archer et al. 1985 (platypus)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata - Ornithorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166544

Full reference: M. Archer, T. F. Flannery, A. Ritchie and R. E. Molnar. 1985. First Mesozoic mammal from Australia-- an early Cretaceous monotreme. Nature 318:363-366

Belongs to Steropodon according to M. Archer et al. 1985

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AM F66763, a mandible (R dentary fragment with M1-3). Its type locality is Wollaston, Lightning Ridge, which is in a Cenomanian estuary/bay claystone in the Griman Creek Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-herbivore