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Kennatherium shirense Mellett and Szalay 1968 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Didymoconida

PaleoDB taxon number: 348007

Alternative combination: Kennatherium shirensis

Full reference: J. S. Mellett and F. S. Szalay. 1968. Kennatherium shirensis (Mammalia, Palaeoryctoidea), a new didymoconid from the Eocene of Asia. American Museum Novitates 2342:1-7

Belongs to Kennatherium according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 26295, a mandible (Posterior part of mandible). Its type locality is Chimney Butte, North Mesa, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Ulan Shireh Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore