Deccanolestes narmadensis Prasad et al. 2010 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Adapisoriculidae

Full reference: G. V. R. Prasad, O. Verma, E. Gheerbrant, A. Goswami, A. Khosla, V. Parmar, and A. Sahni. 2010. First mammal evidence from the Late Cretaceous of India for biotic dispersal between India and Africa at the KT transition. Comptes Rendus Palevol 9:63-71

Belongs to Deccanolestes according to G. V. R. Prasad et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Deccanolestes hislopi, Deccanolestes robustus

Type specimen: VPL/JU/IM/8, a tooth (Rm1 or Rm2)). Its type locality is Kisalpuri, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial siltstone in India.

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Distribution: found only at Kisalpuri

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