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Cimolestes Marsh 1889 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Cimolesta - Cimolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40235

Synonym: Nyssodon Simpson 1927 (taxon 49259)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Discovery of Cretaceous Mammalia. American Journal of Science 38:81-92

Parent taxon: Cimolestidae according to R. C. Fox 2015

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

Subtaxa: Cimolestes cuspulus, Cimolestes incisus, Cimolestes stirtoni

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Type: Cimolestes incisus

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore