Tinodon

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Tinodon
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
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Tinodon

Marsh, 1879

Tinodon is an extinct genus of Late Jurassic mammal from the Morrison Formation. Present in stratigraphic zone 5.[1] It is of uncertain affinities, being most recently recovered as closer to therians than eutriconodonts but less so than allotherians.[2]

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  1. ^ Foster, J. (2007). "Appendix." Jurassic West: The Dinosaurs of the Morrison Formation and Their World. Indiana University Press. pp. 327-329.
  2. ^ S. Bi, Y. Wang, J. Guan, Z. Sheng, and J. Meng. 2014. Three new Jurassic euharamiyidan species reinforce early divergence of mammals. Nature 514:579-584 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]
  • Foster, J. (2007). Jurassic West: The Dinosaurs of the Morrison Formation and Their World. Indiana University Press. 389pp.