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Zalambdalestes grangeri Simpson 1928 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Eutheria - Zalambdalestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57350

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1928. Further notes on Mongolian Cretaceous mammals. American Museum Novitates 329:1-14

Belongs to Zalambdalestes according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska 1968

Sister taxon: Zalambdalestes lechei

Type specimen: AMNH 21709, a partial skeleton (Most of facial portion of skull with right cheek teeth, associated with fragment of lower jaw and with partial pelvis and femur). Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore