Avunculus Van Valen 1966 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Cimolesta - Cimolestidae

Full reference: L. Van Valen. 1966. Deltatheridia, a new order of Mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 132(1):1-126

Parent taxon: Cimolestidae according to A. V. Lopatin 2006

See also McKenna and Bell 1997, Van Valen 1966 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Aboletylestes, Acmeodon, Alveugena, Bagalestes, Batodon, Betonnia, Chacopterygus, Cimolestes, Gelastops, Ilerdoryctes, Maelestes, Naranius, Paleotomus, Procerberus, Puercolestes, Suratilestes, Telacodon

Subtaxa: Avunculus didelphodonti

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Type: Avunculus didelphodonti

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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