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Theroteinus nikolai Sigogneau-Russell et al. 1986 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 65492

Alternative combination: Theroteinus nicolai

Full reference: D. Sigogneau-Russell, R. M. Frank, and J. Hemmerlé. 1986. A new family of mammals from the lower part of the French Rhaetic. The Beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs: Faunal Change Across the Triassic–Jurassic Boundary. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 99-108

Belongs to Theroteinus according to D. Sigogneau-Russell et al. 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SNP 78 W, a tooth (upper? molar). Its type locality is Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, which is in a Rhaetian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Gres à Avicula contorta Formation of France.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore