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Peradectes chesteri Gazin 1952 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50115

Alternative combinations: Herpetotherium chesteri, Peratherium chesteri

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1952. The Lower Eocene Knight Formation Of Western Wyoming and Its Mammalian Faunas. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117(18):1-82

Belongs to Peradectes according to L. Krishtalka and R. K. Stucky 1983

Sister taxa: Peradectes austrinum, Peradectes californicus, Peradectes coprexeches, Peradectes elegans, Peradectes gulottai, Peradectes louisi, Peradectes minor, Peradectes protinnominatus

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.40 x 1.10, M2 1.50 x 1.60, M3 1.30 x 1.70, m1 1.30 x 0.75, m3 1.40 x 0.80