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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Order: Multituberculata
Family: Sloanbaataridae


Sloanbaataridae is a family of fossil mammals within the extinct order Multituberculata. Remains are known from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia. These small herbivores lived during the 'age of the dinosaurs'.
For the technically minded, this family is part of the suborder of Cimolodonta.

Taxon: Sloanbaataridae Kielan-Jaworowska Z, 1974
Reference: Kielan-Jaworowska (1974), Multituberculate succession in the Late Cretaceous of the Gobi Desert (Mongolia). Palaeontologica Polonica, 30, p.23-44.

Page reference: Page reference: Kielan-Jaworowska Z & Hurum JH (2001), Phylogeny and Systematics of multituberculate mammals. Paleontology 44, p.389-429.

(This information has been derived from [1] MESOZOIC MAMMALS; Djadochtatherioidea, an internet directory. As that's my webpage, there are no issues of copyright. Trevor Dykes)