Clade Marsupialiformes Vullo and Gheerbrant 2009 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: R. Vullo and E. Gheerbrant. 2009. The oldest modern therian mammal from Europe and its bearing on stem marsupial paleobiogeography. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(47):19910-19915

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to R. Vullo and E. Gheerbrant 2009

See also Carneiro and Olivero 2017

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anatoliadelphyidae, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Polydolopimorphia, Polyprotodontia, Protalphadon, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Diprotodonta, Wirunodon

Subtaxa: Arcantiodelphys Archimetatheria

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), United States (1: Montana)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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