Full reference: Z.-X. Luo and J. R. Wible. 2005. A Late Jurassic digging mammal and early mammalian diversification. Science 308:103-107
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: LACM 150948, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Fruitafossor windscheffeli site, FPA, which is in a Kimmeridgian terrestrial mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.
Ecology: fossorial insectivore