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Mesonyx nuhetingensis Jin 2012 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 332453

Full reference: X. Jin. 2012. New Mesonychid (Mammalia) material from the lower Paleogene of the Erlian Basin, Nei Mongol, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 50(3):245-257

Belongs to Mesonyx according to X. Jin 2012

Sister taxa: Mesonyx dakotensis, Mesonyx lanius, Mesonyx obtusidens, Mesonyx uqbulakensis

Type specimen: IVPP V15920, a mandible (Mandible and teeth). Its type locality is Huheboerhe-Nuhetingboerhe (AS-1), which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Arshanto Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore