Genus: Azilestes GHEERBRANT & TEODORI, 2021
Etymology: In reference to the type locality Mas-d'Azil, and Greek, lestes, "robber." In allusion to the small size of many insectivore-like mammals form the Cretaceous and Paleogene.

Species: ragei GHEERBRANT & TEODORI, 2021
Etymology: In honor of Jean-Claude Rage as a tribut to his memory and to his major contribution on the study of Cretaceous European microvertebrates.

Holotype: MNHN.F CTE215

Locality: Mas-d'Azil (Capens), Ariege, Plantaurel massif, Northern Pyrences, France.

Horizon: Upper part of the Gres de Lebarre Formation.


Age: Early Maastrictiona Stage, Upper Senonian Subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Fragment of left dentary with damaged m1 and m2.