Genus: Nanolestes MARTIN, 2002
Etymology: Greek, dwarf, referes to the small size of the animal and predator ; small predator.

Species: drescherae MARTIN, 2002
Etymology: In honor of Mrs. Ellen Drescher, Berlin, who prepared all the Guimarota specimens with great expertise and diligence.

Holotype: Gui Mam 1002

Locality: Guimarota lignite mine (Mina de Lignito Guimarota), 1.5 km SSE of Leiria, Leiria District, Portugal.



Age: Kimmeridgian Stage, Middle Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.

Material: Right lower molar from the middle of the tooth roow.


Gui Mam 1000, 1001, 1003, 1004, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1014, 1015/1, 1021, 1022, 1040: Left molars.

Gui Mam 1005: dp?2-3 left.

Gui Mam 1012 dp?3-5, right molars.

Gui Mam 1019: dp?3-5, right molars.

Gui Mam 1006, 1012, 1015/2, 1016, 1017, 1018, 1020, : Right molars.

Gui Mam 1007: Sectioned for enamal analysis.

Gui Mam 66/79: Anterior dentary fragment with p3-5, broken roots of p2 and alveoli for il-4, c, and pl.

Guimarota 19: Right dentary with p2 and alveoli of ril-4, p1-5, and m1-5.
Note: ‘cf. Peramus” of Kuhne, 1968.

Gui Mam 1023/1: Left P4 or 5.

Gui Mam 1023/2, 1023/3, 1024, 1025, 1026, 1029, 1030, 1036, 1041: Left upper molars.

Gui Mam 1027: DP?2-3.

Gui Mam 1031, 1032, 1033, 1035, 1037, 1038: Right upper molars.

Gui Mam 1039: DP? 2-5, rigth, double-rooted molar.

Gui Mam 176/75: Left maxilla fragments of 5 isolated teeth, C, P1-P4, and a possible molar fragment.

Species: krusati MARTIN, 2002
Etymology: In honor of Dr. Georg Krusat, Berlin, who described the holotype in 1969 wihtout naming it.

Holotype: PP 29/67

Locality: Porto Pinheiro (or Dinheiro), near Lourinha, Portugal.



Age: Tithonian Stage, Uppermost Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic- Berriasian Stage, Lowermost Neocomian Substage, Lowermost Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Left lower molar with para- an dmetaconid broken.


PP 1000/67: Right upper molar.


Species: mackennai MARTIN, AVERIANOV & PFRETZSCHNER, 2010

Etymology: In honor of Professor Malcolm Carnegie Mckenna (1930-2008) in recognition of his contribution to our understanding of Mesozoicmammals.

Holotype: SGP 2004/4

Locality: Liuhuanggou, Junggar Basin, Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region, Northwest China.

Horizon: Qigu Formation.


Age: Oxfordian Stage, Lower Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.

Material: A right upper molar.

Referred material:

SGP 2004/14: A right lower molar lacking the talonid.

SGP 2004/33: A heavily worn right upper molar.

SGP 2004/41: A right upper molar lacking the parastylar lobe (lost).

SGP 2005/2: A fragmnet of left lower molar.

SGP 2005/14: A fragmented lower jaw molar.