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Temporal range: PaleoceneOligocene, 61.7–28.4 Ma
Life restoration of Anagale gobiensis
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Anagaloidea
Family: Anagalidae
Simpson, 1931

Anagalidae is an extinct family of mammals closely related to rodents and lagomorphs. Members of the family are known from Paleocene to Oligocene deposits in China and Mongolia.[1][2]


The family contains the following genera:[1]


  1. ^ a b López-Torres, S.; Fostowicz-Frelik, Ł. (2018). "A new Eocene anagalid (Mammalia: Euarchontoglires) from Mongolia and its implications for the group's phylogeny and dispersal". Scientific Reports. 8 (1): 13955. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32086-x. PMC 6141491.
  2. ^ "Fossilworks: Anagalidae". fossilworks.org.