Henosferus


Henosferus is an extinct genus of australosphenidan mammal from Middle Jurassic of Argentina. The only recorded species, Henosferus molus, was found in the Cañadón Asfalto Formation of the Cañadón Asfalto Basin in Chubut Province, Patagonia.

Henosferus
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic
~183–168 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Family: Henosferidae
Genus: Henosferus
Rougier et al. 2007
Species:
H. molus
Binomial name
Henosferus molus
Rougier et al. 2007

References

    Further reading

    • Rougier, G. W., Martinelli, A. G., Forasiepi, A. M. & Novacek, M. J. 2007. New Jurassic mammals from Patagonia, Argentina: A reappraisal of australosphenidan morphology and interrelationships. American Museum Novitates 3566: 1-54.