Abderites Ameghino 1887 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Paucituberculata - Abderitidae

Synonym: Homunculites Ameghino 1901

Parent taxon: Abderitidae according to F. J. Goin et al. 2009

See also Abello et al. 2012, Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Ameghino 1901, Ameghino 1902, Kramarz et al. 2010, Marshall 1980, Marshall 1990, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Tejedor and Rosenberger 2008

Sister taxa: Abderitini, Decastis, Parabderitini, Pitheculites, Pithiculites

Subtaxa: Abderites crispus Abderites meridionalis Abderites pristinus

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Ecology: scansorial frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (6 collections), Chile (1)

• Oligocene of Peru (2)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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