Microbiotherium Ameghino 1887 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Synonyms: Eodidelphys Ameghino 1891, Hadrorhynchus Ameghino 1891, Prodidelphys Ameghino 1891, Proteodidelphys Ameghino 1898, Stylognathus Ameghino 1891

Parent taxon: Microbiotheriidae according to E. V. Oliveira and F. J. Goin 2011

See also Abello et al. 2012, Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Goin et al. 2009, Goin et al. 2006, Marshall 1982, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Clenia, Clenialitidae, Dromiciops, Eomicrobiotherium, Khasia, Kirutherium, Microbiotheriinae, Mirandatherium, Oligobiotherium, Pachybiotherium

Subtaxa: Microbiotherium acicula Microbiotherium gallegosense Microbiotherium patagonicum Microbiotherium praecursor Microbiotherium tehuelchum

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (13 collections), Chile (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 16 collections including 34 occurrences

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