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Metapterodon kaiseri Stromer 1926 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97201

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

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Elisabethfeld, which is in a Miocene fluvial siltstone/sandstone in the Elisabeth Bay Formation of Namibia

Ecology: scansorial insectivore