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Gobiconodon hopsoni Rougier et al. 2001 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Eutriconodonta - Gobiconodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204184

Full reference: G. W. Rougier, M. J. Novacek, M. C. McKenna and J. R. Wible. 2001. Gobiconodonts from the Early Cretaceous of Oshih (Ashile), Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 3348:1-30

Belongs to Gobiconodon according to G. W. Rougier et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Gobiconodon bathoniensis, Gobiconodon borissiaki, Gobiconodon haizhouensis, Gobiconodon hoburensis, Gobiconodon luoianus, Gobiconodon ostromi, Gobiconodon palaios, Gobiconodon tomidai, Gobiconodon zofiae

Type specimen: PSS MAE 140, a maxilla (partial right maxilla preserving the last molariforms and fragments of the two preceding molariforms). Its type locality is Oshih, northern slopes of Arts Bogd, which is in a Valanginian/Neocomian terrestrial sandstone in the Oshih Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore