Mayulestes ferox de Muizon 1994 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Mayulestidae

Full reference: C. J. de Muizon. 1994. A new carnivorous marsupial from the Palaeocene of Bolivia and the problem of marsupial monophyly. Nature 370:208-211

Belongs to Mayulestes according to C. de Muizon 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MHNC 1249, a partial skeleton. 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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