Alternative combination: Tinodon ferox
Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1880. Notice of new Jurassic mammals representing two new orders. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 20(28):235-239
Type specimen: YPM 606, a mandible (right mandible with P1-3, M1-3 and additional aveoli). Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore