Deccanolestes robustus Prasad et al. 1994 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Adapisoriculidae

Full reference: G. V. R. Prasad, J. J. Jaeger, A. Sahni, E. Gheerbrant, and C. K. Khajuria. 1994. Eutherian mammals from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) inter-trappean beds of Naskal, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(2):260-277

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 hislopi, Deccanolestes narmadensis

Type specimen: VPL/JU/NKIM/13, a tooth (right [upper] M2). 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


• Cretaceous of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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