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Gobiconodon ostromi Jenkins, Jr. and Schaff 1988 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Eutriconodonta - Gobiconodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46675

Full reference: F. A. Jenkins, Jr. and C. R. Schaff. 1988. The Early Cretaceous Mammal Gobiconodon (Mammalia, Triconodonta) from the Cloverly Formation in Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8(1):1-24

Belongs to Gobiconodon according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and D. Dashzeveg 1998

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

Type specimen: MCZ 19965, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton including both mandibles and partial or complete postcranial bones). Its type locality is Harvard MCZ 19965 Site, Edwards Ranch, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Cloverly Formation of Montana.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 4.46 x 2.10