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Prosarcodon McKenna et al. 1984 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Cimolesta - Sarcodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40512

Full reference: M. C. McKenna, X. Xiangxu, and Z. Mingzhen. 1984. Prosarcodon lonanensis, a new Paleocene micropternodontid palaeoryctoid insectivore from Asia. American Museum Novitates 2780:1-17

Parent taxon: Sarcodontidae according to P. Missiaen et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Carnilestes, Hyracolestes, Metasarcodon, Sarcodon

Subtaxa: Prosarcodon lonanensis, Prosarcodon maturus, Prosarcodon minutus

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Type: Prosarcodon lonanensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore