[MM] Zhelestes temirkazyk
DESCRIBER Nessov, 1985
TIME Cretaceous Late
ORDER Incertae Sedis
FOSSILSITE Bissekt Formation, Kyzylkum Dessert, Uzbekistan
Five upper premolars. Very large singlerooted canine followed by a diastema, small, single-rooted P1 and Px, large dubble-rooted P2, P3 strong piercing, P4 semimolariforum, but without metacone. M1 and M2 narrow, with small stylar area and very weak ectoflexus, especially on M1.
Non: Z. cf. temirkazyk, Nessov, 1985; Non Z. bezelgen, Nessov, 1987 which possibly belong to Aspanlestes.
Nessov, Archibald and Kielan-Jaworowska, 1998 reconstruted the maxilla with teeth of Zhelestes temirkazyk together with the dentary of Sorlestes budan, suggesting that they might be conspecific.