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meaning: "Jurassic mother"
Named By: ZheinXi Luo, ChonginXi Yuan, QinginJin Meng & Qiang Ji in 2011
Time Period: Late Jurassic, 160.89-160.25 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Tiaojishan Formation
Size: Precise body size unavailable, but the skull is measured at 22 millimetres long
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skeleton preserved on slab
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Eutheria |

Juramaia is an extinct genus of very basal eutherian mammal from the Late Jurassic (Oxfordian stage) deposits of western Liaoning, China; it is a small shrew-like mammal of body length approximately 70-100 mm. Juramaia is known from the holotype BMNH PM1343, an articulated and nearly complete skeleton including incomplete skull preserved with full dentition.

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