Name: Juchilestes.
Phonetic: Ju-shil-es-teez.
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)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.


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