Mimoperadectes Bown and Rose 1979 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Full reference: T. M. Bown and K. D. Rose. 1979. Mimoperadectes, A New Marsupial, and Worlandia, A New Dermopteran, from the Lower Part of the Willwood Formation (Early Eocene), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 25(4):89-104

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

See also Bown and Rose 1979, Horovitz et al. 2009, Korth 1994, Krishtalka and Stucky 1983, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose et al. 2012 and Wilson et al. 2016

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

Subtaxa: Mimoperadectes houdei Mimoperadectes labrus Mimoperadectes sowasheensis

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (23: Colorado, Mississippi, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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