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Avitotherium Cifelli 1990 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Eutheria - Zhelestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40220

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli. 1990. Cretaceous mammals from southern Utah. IV. Eutherian mammals from the Wahweap (Aquilean) and Kaiparowits (Judithian) Formations. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(3):346-360

Parent taxon: Zhelestidae according to J. R. Wible et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Alostera, Aspanlestes, Beleutinus, Beleutinus orlovi, Borisodon, Eozhelestes, Gallolestes, Kumsuperus, Lainodontinae, Mistralestes, Oxlestes, Parazhelestes, Sheikhdzheilia, Sorlestes, Valentinella, Zhalmouzia, Zhelestes

Subtaxa: Avitotherium utahensis

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Type: Avitotherium utahensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore