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Sulestes Nessov 1985 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Deltatheroida - Deltatheridiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137969

Synonyms: Deltatherus Nessov 1997 (no. 213219), Marsasia Nessov 1997 (no. 213223)

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1985. Redkie kostnye ryby, nazemiye yashcheritsy i mlekopitayushchie zony limanov i primorskikh nizmennostey mela Kyzylkumov [Rare bony fishes, terrestrial lizards, and mammals in the estuarine and coastal lowland zone of the Kyzyl-Kum Cretaceous]. Yearbook of the All-Union Paleontological Association 28:199-219

Parent taxon: Deltatheridiidae according to A. O. Averianov et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Atokatheridium, Gurbanodelta, Hydotherium, Lotheridium, Nanocuris, Oklatheridium, Sulestinae, Tsagandelta

Subtaxa: Sulestes karakshi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-durophage