PaleoDB taxon number: 65258
Full reference: Y. Hu, Y. Wang, Z. Luo and C. Li. 1997. A new symmetrodont mammal from China and its implications for mammalian evolution. Nature 390:137-142
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP V7466, a partial skeleton (partial skull and most of postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Zhangheotherium type, Jianshangou Valley, which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine shale in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore