Dracontolestes

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Dracontolestes
Temporal range: 63.3 to 61.7 Ma
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Gazin, 1941

Dracontolestes is a genus of extinct insectivorous mammals in the family Mixodectidae. It is known only from a fragment of fossilized mandible found in Dragon Canyon, Utah.[1]

Species[edit]

There is only one known species in the genus,Dracontolestes aphantus.

References[edit]

1.http://fossilworks.org/bridge.pl?a=taxonInfo&taxon_no=45916

2. https://www.si.edu/object/nmnhpaleobiology_3448450

  1. ^ "Fossilworks: Dracontolestes". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2020-02-01.