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Archaeotrigon brevimaxillus Simpson 1927 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Paurodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57728

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

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

Sister taxon: Archaeotrigon distagmus

Type specimen: USNM 2793, a mandible (right mandible with C, P1-2 and M1-2). 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