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Agilodocodon scansorius Meng et al. 2015 (dodocont)

Osteichthyes - Docodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 316765

Full reference: Q.-J. Meng, Q. Ji, Y.-G. Zhang, D. Liu, D. M. Grossnickle and Z.-X. Luo. 2015. An arboreal docodont from the Jurassic and mammaliaform ecological diversification. Science 347(6223):764-768

Belongs to Agilodocodon according to Q.-J. Meng et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: (BMNH001138A and B, a skeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou, which is in a Callovian lacustrine - large shale/tuff in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore