Arcantiodelphys marchandi 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

Belongs to Arcantiodelphys according to R. Vullo and E. Gheerbrant 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN CCH4, a tooth (right upper (anterior?) molar). Its type locality is Font-de-Benon quarry, Archingeay-Les Nouillers, which is in a Cenomanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in France.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Font-de-Benon quarry, Archingeay-Les Nouillers

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