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Caenolestes Thomas 1895 (common shrew opossum)

Osteichthyes - Paucituberculata - Caenolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 196736

Synonym: Hyracodon Tomes 1863 (taxon 196735)

Parent taxon: Caenolestidae according to F. J. Goin et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Caenolestinae, Eomannodon, Perulestes, Pliolestes, Progarzonia, Rhyncholestes, Stilotherium, Prepanorthus, Essoprion, Epanorthus, Palaepanorthus, Paraepanorthus, Halmadromus, Halmaselus, Callomenus, Pilchenia, Metaepanorthus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore