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Tribactonodon bonfieldi Sigogneau-Russell et al. 2001 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 212349

Full reference: D. Sigogneau-Russell, J. J. Hooker, and P. C. Ensom. 2001. The oldest tribosphenic mammal from Laurasia (Purbeck Limestone Group, Berriasian, Cretaceous, UK) and its bearing on the 'dual origin' of Tribosphenida. Comptes-Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Paris, Sciences de la Terres et des planetes 333:141-147

Belongs to Tribactonodon according to D. Sigogneau-Russell et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH M51816, a tooth (a right lower molar). Its type locality is Small quarry near Acton (DB115/116), c. 3 km west south west of Swanage, which is in a Berriasian terrestrial horizon in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore