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Laolestes eminens Simpson 1927 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57719

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

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

Sister taxa: Laolestes andresi, Laolestes goodrichi, Laolestes hodsoni, Laolestes oweni

Type specimen: YPM 13719, a mandible (left mandible with I3-4, C, P1-3 and M1-8). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore