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n.1.(Paleon.) An extinct genus of small Triassic mammals, the oldest yet found in European strata.
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Microlestes corticalis (Dufour, 1820) Material examined.
Microlestes mauritanicus Lucas, 1846 Material examined.
"Of the 20 species of beetle Gyongyver Kadas found up here in 2004, for example, two were very rare, including the beetle Microlestes minutus, which has only been recorded six times in the UK.