Pseudotribos

Pseudotribos
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic
Life restoration of Pseudotribos
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Clade: Mammaliaformes
Family: Shuotheriidae
Genus: Pseudotribos
Luo et al., 2007
Species:
P. robustus
Binomial name
Pseudotribos robustus
Luo et al., 2007

Pseudotribos ("false chewing") is an extinct genus of mammaliaform that lived in Northern China during the Middle Jurassic some 165 million years ago, possibly more closely related to monotremes than to theria (placental and marsupial mammals), although other studies indicate that these shuotheres are closer to therians than to monotremes. The only known specimen was found in the Daohugou Bed in Inner Mongolia (41°18′N 119°12′E / 41.3°N 119.2°E / 41.3; 119.2: paleocoordinates 42°36′N 122°24′E / 42.6°N 122.4°E / 42.6; 122.4).



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