Peradectes Matthew and Granger 1921 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1921. New genera of Paleocene mammals. American Museum Novitates 13:1-7

Parent taxon: Peradectidae according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

See also Clemens 1979, Gingerich 1987, Horovitz et al. 2009, Johanson 1996, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Korth 1994, Krishtalka and Stucky 1983, Krishtalka and Stucky 1983, Marshall and de Muizon 1988, Matthew and Granger 1921, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose et al. 2012 and Wilson et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Armintodelphys, Caroloameghiniinae, Maastrichtidelphys, Mimoperadectes, Pediomyidae, Peradectinae

Subtaxa: Peradectes austrinum Peradectes californicus Peradectes chesteri Peradectes coprexeches Peradectes elegans Peradectes gulottai Peradectes louisi Peradectes minor Peradectes protinnominatus

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Type: Peradectes minor

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), France (5), the United Kingdom (2), United States (97: California, Colorado, North Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (1)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1), Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (38: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 153 collections including 156 occurrences

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