Peratherium marsupium Troxell 1923 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

Alternative combination: Herpetotherium marsupium

Full reference: E. L. Troxell. 1923. Diplolophus, a new genus of rodents. American Journal of Science 205

Belongs to Peratherium according to L. Krishtalka and R. K. Stucky 1983

See also Gazin 1976, Rasmussen et al. 1999, Rothecker and Storer 1996, Simpson 1928 and Troxell 1923

Sister taxa: Peratherium africanus, Peratherium bretouense, Peratherium comstocki, Peratherium constans, Peratherium cuvieri, Peratherium edwardi, Peratherium elegans, Peratherium giselense, Peratherium lavergnense, Peratherium macgrewi, Peratherium matronense

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (27: Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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