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Horolodectes sunae Scott et al. 2006 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Eutheria

PaleoDB taxon number: 89359

Full reference: C. S. Scott, M. W. Webb, and R. C. Fox. 2006. Horolodectes sunae, an enigmatic mammal from the late Paleocene of Alberta, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 80(5):1009-1025

Belongs to Horolodectes according to C. S. Scott et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UALVP 39200, a mandible. Its type locality is Birchwood, which is in a Ti3 fluvial sandstone/sandstone in the Paskapoo Formation of Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P2 1.60 x 1.20, P3 2.50 x 2.40, P4 2.50 x 3.30, M1 2.50 x 3.40, M2 2.60 x 3.50, M3 2.30 x 3.00, p2 2.10 x 1.20, p3 2.40 x 1.40, p4 3.00 x 1.80, m1 2.80 x 2.10, m2 2.70 x 2.30, m3 2.80 x 2.00