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Amblotherium Owen 1871 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39891

Invalid subtaxa: Achyrodon Owen 1871 (no. 207507), Athrodon Osborn 1887 [replaced name] (no. 209135), Kepolestes Simpson 1927 (no. 39896), Kurtodon Osborn 1887 (no. 39897), Laodon Marsh 1887 (no. 57731), Stylacodon Marsh 1879 (no. 57725), Stylodon Owen 1866 [replaced name] (no. 207510)

Full reference: R. Owen. 1871. Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic formations. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 24(110):1-115

Parent taxon: Dryolestidae according to G. W. Rougier et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Anthracolestes, Comotherium, Dryolestes, Dryolestes obtusus, Groebertherium, Guimarotodus, Henkelotherium, Herpetairus, Herpetarius, Krebsotherium, Lakotalestes, Laolestes, Peraspalax, Phascolestes, Portopinheirodon

Subtaxa: Amblotherium gracilis, Amblotherium nanum, Amblotherium pusillum, Amblotherium soricinum, Kepolestes coloradensis, Miccylotyrans minimus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore