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Sheikhdzheilia Averianov and Archibald 2005 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Eutheria - Zhelestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137735

Full reference: A. Averianov and J. D. Archibald. 2005. Mammals from the mid-Cretaceous Khodzhakul Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan. Cretaceous Research 26(4):593-608

Parent taxon: Zhelestidae according to J. R. Wible et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Alostera, Aspanlestes, Avitotherium, Beleutinus, Beleutinus orlovi, Borisodon, Eozhelestes, Gallolestes, Kumsuperus, Lainodontinae, Mistralestes, Oxlestes, Parazhelestes, Sorlestes, Valentinella, Zhalmouzia, Zhelestes

Subtaxa: Sheikhdzheilia rezvyii

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore