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Temporal range: PaleoceneEocene, 66.043–48.6 Ma
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Clade: Gliriformes
Family: Astigalidae
Zhang & Tong, 1981

Astigalidae is an extinct family of mammals related to the rodents and lagomorphs. Members of the family are known from the Paleocene and Eocene of China.[1][2]



  1. ^ Missiaen, P.; Smith, T. (2008). "The Gashatan (Late Paleocene) Mammal Fauna from Subeng, Inner Mongolia, China". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 53 (3): 357–378. doi:10.4202/app.2008.0301. hdl:1854/LU-482260.
  2. ^ "Fossilworks: Astigalidae". fossilworks.org.