[MM] Boraelestes serendipitus
DESCRIBER Waldman & Savage, 1972
TIME Jurassic Middle
FOSSILSITE Loch Scavaig, Locality UB 7111, Isle of Sky, Scotland, Britain (Middle Bathonian)
Clay Band, Kirtlington mammal bed, Forest Marble Formation, England, Britain (Upper Bathonian)
Boraelestes serendipitus (Waldman & Savage, 1972 ) > Boraelestes mussetti (Sigogneau-Russell, 2003)
Typespecies by monotype, based on dentary with teeth. The genus differs from Simpsonodon in having the mesio lingual cusp of lower molars much lower than the distolingual and a much smaller pesudotalenoid. Holotype BRSUG 20570, left lower jaw with two premolars and four molars. New molariforms: BMNH J.58 (right posterior fragment), J.521 (left), J.610 (left), J.791 (left), J.841 (right posterior fragment), M 44301 (left, from Watton Cliff). ?J.39 (right milk?), ?J.116, (right, milk?), ?J.549, (richt posterior fragment), ?J.728 (right anterior fragment), J.869 (right, milk? but main cusp not oblique).