Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Tricuspes tapeinodon Godefroit and Battail 1997 (mammal)


PaleoDB taxon number: 208890

Full reference: P. Godefroit and B. Battail. 1997. Late Triassic cynodonts from Saint-Nicolas-de-Port (north-eastern France) . Geodiversitas 19(3):567-631

Belongs to Tricuspes according to Godefroit and Battail 1997

Sister taxa: Tricuspes sigogneauae, Tricuspes tuebingensis

Type specimen: IRSNB R161, a tooth. Its type locality is Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, which is in a Rhaetian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Gres Avicula contorta Formation of France.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore