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Henosferidae (also spelled "Henospheridae") is an extinct family of Australosphenida. Its defined as a clade including the most recent common ancestor of Henosferus and Asfaltomylos and all its descendants.

Temporal range: Jurassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Australosphenida
Family: Henosferidae
Rougier, Marinelli, Forasiepi & Novacek, 2007


  • Averianov, A. O. & Lopatin, A. V., '"Phylogeny of truconodonts and symmetrodonts and the origin of extinct mammals"', Dokl Biol Sci 436:32-35.
  • Rougier, G. W., Martinelli, A. G., Forasiepi, A. M. & Novacek, M. J. 2007. New Jurassic mammals from Patagonia, Argentina: A reappraisal of australosphenidan morphology and interrelationships. American Museum Novitates 3566: 1-54.