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Kollikodon ritchiei Flannery et al. 1995 (monotreme)

Mammalia - Monotremata - Kollikodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166572

Alternative combination: Kollikodon ritchei

Full reference: T. F. Flannery, M. Archer, T. H. Rich and R. Jones. 1995. A new family of monotremes from the Cretaceous of Australia. Nature 377:418-420

Belongs to Kollikodon according to T. F. Flannery et al. 1995

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMPC F96602, a mandible (R dentary fragment with M/1, and alveoli for P/1, P/2 and M/4). Its type locality is Moonshine, Coocoran Opal Field, which is in a Cenomanian estuary/bay claystone in the Griman Creek Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore