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Carinalestes murensis Cifelli and Davis 2015 (mammal)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida

PaleoDB taxon number: 319845

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli and B. M. Davis. 2015. Tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation of Montana and Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(3):e920848:1-18

Belongs to Carinalestes according to R. L. Cifelli and B. M. Davis 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OMNH 67503, a mandible (a left dentary fragment preserving the ultimate molar as well as alveoli and bases of the roots for the penultimate molar.). Its type locality is OMNH V938, which is in an Albian terrestrial horizon in Montana.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore