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Hypsiprymnopsis rhaeticus Dawkins 1864 (mammal)

Mammalia - Allotheria

PaleoDB taxon number: 146453

Alternative combination: Microlestes rhaeticus

Full reference: W. B. Dawkins. 1864. On the Rhaetic beds and White Lias of western and central Somerset; and on the discovery of a new fossil mammal in the grey marlstones below the bone-bed. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 20:396-412

Belongs to Hypsiprymnopsis according to F. v. Huene 1940

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: lost, a tooth. Its type locality is east side, Blue Anchor Point, Watchet, which is in a Rhaetian carbonate marl in the Blue Anchor Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore