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†family Esthonychidae Cope 1883 (tillodont)

Osteichthyes - Cimolesta

PaleoDB taxon number: 40544

Synonyms: Anchippodontidae Gill 1872 (no. 108723), Tillotheriidae Marsh 1875 (no. 106380)

Parent taxon: Tillodontia according to K. D. Rose et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Azygonyx, Basalina, Benaius, Dysnoetodon, Kuanchuanius, Lofochaius, Meiostylodon, Plethorodon, Simplodon, Yuesthonychidae

Subtaxa: Adapidium, Esthonychinae, Megalesthonyx, Plesiesthonyx, Trogosinae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore