Vincelestes Bonaparte 1986 (mammal)

Mammalia

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1986. Sobre Mesungulatum houusayi y nuevos mamíferos Cretácicos de Patagonia, Argentina [On Mesungulatum houssayi and new Cretaceous mammals from Patagonia, Argentina]. Actas del IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontología y Biostratigrafía 2:48-61

Parent taxon: Mammalia according to Z.-X. Luo et al. 2001

See also Bonaparte 1986, Horovitz 2003, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004 and Wible 1991

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Anagonia, Anagonia insulata, Anisorhizus, Anisorhizus atriarius, Apotheria, Aquila ferox, Archaeorycteropus patagonicus, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Australosphenida, Bellua, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Cetacea, Diplodon ampliatus, Diplodonops, Dipodiscidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Homunculus imago, Hypotheria, Isolophodon aplanatus, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Marsupionta, Microderson, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Necrolestidae, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pachypithecus, Pachypithecus macrognathus, Pansirenia, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Phoca aegyptiaca, Phoca aegyptiaca antiqua, Picunia, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Praephoca, Praephoca bendullensis, Prensiculantia, Primates, Promammalia, Proplanodus, Proplanodus adnepos, Prostylophorus, Prostylophorus margeriei, Protobradidae, Protobradys, Protobradys harmonicus, Prototheria, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Sederipes, Simioidea, Solipedia, Sororyctidae, Stathmodon, Stenogenium aenigmaticum, Subungulata, Sukotyro, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Tribosphenida, Trichechus hydropithecus, Tricorynopus, Tricuspes, Trilobodon, Volaticotheria, Wanotherium, Yinotheria

Subtaxa: Vincelestes neuquenianus

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Type: Vincelestes neuquenianus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution: found only at La Amarga (mammal site) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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