Necrolestes

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Necrolestes
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Necrolestes patagonensis.jpg
N. patagonensis reconstructed as a mole-like animal
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superorder: Dryolestoidea
Branch: Meridiolestida
Family: Necrolestidae
Ameghino, 1891[1]
Genus: Necrolestes
Ameghino, 1891
Type species
Necrolestes patagonensis
Ameghino, 1891
Species
  • N. patagonensis Ameghino, 1891
  • N. mirabilis Goin et al., 2007

Necrolestes ("Grave Robber" or "Thief of the Dead") is an extinct genus of non-therian mammals from the early Miocene. It contains two species, N. patagonensis and N. mirabilis.

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