Acinacodus

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Acinacodus
Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Family: Amphidontidae
Genus: Acinacodus
Lopatin, Maschenko & Averianov, 2010
Species
  • A. tagaricus Lopatin, Maschenko & Averianov, 2010 (type)

Acinacodus is an extinct genus of amphidontid "eutriconodont" which existed in Shestakovo 1 locality in Western Siberia, Russia during the early Cretaceous period.[1] It was described by A. V. Lopatin, E. N. Maschenko and A. O. Averianov in 2010, and the type species is Acinacodus tagaricus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b A. V. Lopatin; E. N. Maschenko & A. O. Averianov (2010). "A new genus of triconodont mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia". Doklady Biological Sciences. 433 (1): 282–285. doi:10.1134/S0012496610040137.