Khorotherium

Khorotherium
Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous
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Maxilla fragment
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Dentary fragment
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Clade: Mammaliaformes
Order: Docodonta
Family: Tegotheriidae
Genus: Khorotherium
Averianov et al., 2018
Species:
K. yakutensis
Binomial name
Khorotherium yakutensis
Averianov et al., 2018

Khorotherium is a genus of extinct mammaliaforms. The type and only species, Khorotherium yakutensis, is known from the Lower Cretaceous Batylykh Formation in Western Yakutia, Russia. It belongs to the family Tegotheriidae from the order Docodonta, alongside Sibirotherium from the same region, it is amongst the youngest known docodonts.

Phylogeny

Sinoconodon

Dinnetherium

Morganucodon

Megazostrodon

Woutersia

 Docodonta 

Itatodon

Castorocauda

Tashkumyrodon

 Docodontidae 

Borealestes

Docodon

Haldanodon

Acuodulodon

 Simpsonodontidae (new family) 

Dsugarodon

Simpsonodon

 Tegotheriidae 

Krusatodon

Hutegotherium

 Tegotheriinae 

Tegotherium

Sibirotherium

Khorotherium



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