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Metasarcodon Lopatin and Kondrashov 2004 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Sarcodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91632

Full reference: A. V. Lopatin and P. E. Kondrashov. 2004. Sarcodontinae, a new subfamily of micropternodontid insectivores from the early Paleocene-middle Eocene of Asia. in Paleogene Mammals, S. G. Lucas, K. E. Zeigler, and P.E. Kondrashov (eds.), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin (26)177-184

Parent taxon: Sarcodontinae according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

Sister taxa: Carnilestes, Hyracolestes, Prosarcodon, Sarcodon

Subtaxa: Metasarcodon reshetovi, Metasarcodon udovichenkoi

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Type: Metasarcodon reshetovi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore