Nanolestes

Name: Nanolestes.
Phonetic: Nah-no-les-teez.
Named By: T.‭ ‬Martin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Amphitheriidae.
Species: N.‭ ‬drescherae‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬krusati,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬mackennai.
Diet: Insectivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Qigu Formation.‭ ‬Portugal‭ ‬-Alcobaça Formation.
Time period: Oxfordian to Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Nanolestes is a genus of amphitheriid mammal that lived during the Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New stem-lineage representatives of Zatheria‭ (‬Mammalia‭) ‬from the Late Jurassic of Portugal.‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬22‭(‬2‭)‬:332-348.‭ ‬-‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Martin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.



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