Szalinia gracilis de Muizon and Cifelli 2001 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Full reference: C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli. 2001. A new basal "didelphoid" (Marsupialia, Mammalia) from the early Paleocene of Tiupampa (Bolivia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(1):87-97

Belongs to Szalinia according to C. de Muizon and R. L. Cifelli 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MHNC 8350, a partial skull (incomplete anterior half of skull and both partial dentaries). Its type locality is Tiupampa site 1, the “quarry”, which is in a Danian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Lucía Formation of Bolivia.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Tiupampa site 1, the “quarry”

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