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Zalambdalestes lechei Gregory and Simpson 1926 (placental mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Zalambdalestidae

Full reference: W. K. Gregory and G. G. Simpson. 1926. Cretaceous mammal skulls from Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 225:1-20

Belongs to Zalambdalestes according to J. R. Wible et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Zalambdalestes grangeri

Type specimen: AMNH 21708, a partial skull. Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049) (=Bayn Dzak), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore