Named By: C. -L. Gao, G. P. Wilson, Z. Luo, A. M. Maga, Q. Meng and X. Wang - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Amphidontidae.
Species: J. liaoningensis (type).
Size: Skull 4.1 centimetres long.
Known locations: China, Liaoning Province - Yixian Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull, lower jaws and teeth.
Juchilestes is a genus of amphidont mammal that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.
- A new mammal skull from the Lower Cretaceous of China with implications for the evolution of obtuse-angled molars and 'amphilestid' eutriconodonts. - Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 277:237-246. - C. -L. Gao, G. P. Wilson, Z. Luo, A. M. Maga, Q. Meng and X. Wang - 2010.