Deccanolestes hislopi Prasad and Sahni 1988 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Adapisoriculidae

Belongs to Deccanolestes according to G. V. R. Prasad et al. 1994

See also Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Rana and Wilson 2003

Sister taxa: Deccanolestes narmadensis, Deccanolestes robustus

Type specimen: VPL/JU/NKIM/10, a tooth (right [upper] M1). Its type locality is Naskal microvertebrate site, which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/mudstone in the Intertrappean Beds Formation of India.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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