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Miccylotyrans minimus Simpson 1927 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57738

Alternative combination: Miccylotyrans minimum

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, Kepolestes coloradensis

Type specimen: USNM 2754, a maxilla (left upper jaw with C, M4-6, and alveoli). 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