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Deperetella cristata Matthew and Granger 1925 (odd-toed ungulate)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Deperetellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 155431

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1925. New mammals from the Shara Murun Eocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 196:1-11

Belongs to Deperetella according to T. Tsubamoto et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Deperetella depereti, Deperetella dienensis, Deperetella khaitchinulensis, Deperetella kungeica, Deperetella sichuanensis

Type specimen: AMNH 20290, a partial skull. Its type locality is Ula Usu, Shara Murum (AMNH), which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Shara Murum Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore