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Deltatheroides cretacicus Gregory and Simpson 1926 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Deltatheroida

PaleoDB taxon number: 70457

Full reference: W. K. Gregory and G. G. Simpson. 1926. Cretaceous mammal skulls from Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 225:1-20

Belongs to Deltatheroides according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 21700, a partial skull (anterior part of a skull with C-M3, badly worn and broken). Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore