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Chacopterygus Williamson et al. 2011 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Cimolesta - Cimolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182915

Full reference: T. E. Williamson, A. Weil, and B. Standhardt. 2011. Cimolestids (Mammalia) from the early Paleocene (Puercan) of New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(1):162-180

Parent taxon: Cimolestidae according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aboletylestes, Acmeodon, Alveugena, Avunculus, Bagalestes, Batodon, Betonnia, Cimolestes, Gelastops, Ilerdoryctes, Maelestes, Naranius, Procerberus, Puercolestes, Suratilestes, Telacodon

Subtaxa: Chacopterygus minutus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore