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Metapterodon stromeri Morales et al. 1998 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97200

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, and D. Soria. 1998. A new creodont Metapterodon stromeri nov. sp. (Hyaenodontidae, Mammalia) from the Early Miocene of Langental (Sperrgebiet, Namibia). Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes 327(9):633-638

Belongs to Metapterodon according to J. Morales et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Metapterodon brachycephalus, Metapterodon kaiseri, Metapterodon markgrafi, Metapterodon schlosseri

Type specimen: LT 527a’96 and LT 527b’96), a set of teeth (right M1 and M2). Its type locality is Langental, which is in a Miocene terrestrial marl in Namibia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore