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Beleutinus orlovi Bazhanov 1972 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Eutheria - Zhelestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137741

Belongs to Zhelestidae according to A. O. Averianov et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Alostera, Aspanlestes, Avitotherium, Beleutinus, Borisodon, Eozhelestes, Gallolestes, Kumsuperus, Lainodontinae, Mistralestes, Oxlestes, Parazhelestes, Sheikhdzheilia, Sorlestes, Valentinella, Zhalmouzia, Zhelestes

Type specimen: IZK 1-751/III-1962, a mandible (right mandibular fragment with heavily damaged molars). Its type locality is Zhalmauz Well, which is in a Santonian/Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Bostobe Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore