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Sarcodon Matthew and Granger 1925 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Cimolesta - Sarcodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40513

Synonym: Opisthopsalis Matthew et al. 1929 (taxon 247231)

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1925. Fauna and correlation of the Gashato Formation of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 189:1-12

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

Sister taxa: Carnilestes, Hyracolestes, Metasarcodon, Prosarcodon

Subtaxa: Sarcodon minor, Sarcodon pygmaeus, Sarcodon zhaii

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Type: Sarcodon pygmaeus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore