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Kepolestes coloradensis Simpson 1927 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57716

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1927. Mesozoic Mammalia. VI. Genera of Morrison pantotheres. American Journal of Science 13:409-416

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

Sister taxa: Amblotherium gracilis, Amblotherium nanum, Amblotherium pusillum, Amblotherium soricinum, Miccylotyrans minimus

Type specimen: YPM 2723, a mandible (right mandible with P4 and M1-8). Its type locality is Felch Quarry 1, Garden Park (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian channel sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore