Named By: A. V. Lopatin, E. N. Maschenko & A. O. Averianov - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Eutriconodonta, Amphidontidae.
Species: A. tagaricus (type).
Known locations: Russia - Ilek Formation.
Time period: Barremian/Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Acinacodus was a genus of triconodont mammal from the early Cretaceous of Russia. The triconodonts were small mammals lived in a world dominated by the dinosaurs, and were likely hunted by some of them.
- A new genus of triconodont mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia - A. V. Lopatin, E. N. Maschenko & A. O. Averianov - 2010.