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Megaconus mammaliaformis Zhou et al. 2013 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Eleutherodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 276072

Full reference: C.-F. Zhou, S. Wu, T. Martin and Z.-X. Luo. 2013. A Jurassic mammaliaform and the earliest mammalian evolutionary adaptations. Nature 500:163-167

Belongs to Megaconus according to C.-F. Zhou et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PMOL AM00007A and AM00007B, a skeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou, which is in a Callovian lacustrine - large shale/tuff in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore