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Adelobasileus cromptoni Lucas and Hunt 1990 (mammaliaform)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 53176

Full reference: S. G. Lucas and A. P. Hunt. 1990. The oldest mammal. New Mexico Journal of Science 30:41-49

Belongs to Adelobasileus according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is NMMNH L-1430, Upper Kalgary, which is in a Norian channel lag sandstone/conglomerate in the Tecovas Formation of Texas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore