Subfamily Thylamyinae Hershkovitz 1992 (opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Parent taxon: Didelphidae according to J. L. Patton et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Caluromyinae, Caroloameghiana, Cladodidelphys, Dasyurina, Derorhynchinae, Didelphinae, Didelphis, Dimerodon, Dryolestes tenax, Eobrasiliinae, Esteslestes, Hyladelphinae, Hyperdidelphys, Marmosinae, Marmosops, Marmosopsini, Paradidelphys, Peratotherium, Sparassocynus

Subtaxa: Thylamyini

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Type: Thylamys

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (9 collections), Brazil (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Colombia (4)

Total: 22 collections including 27 occurrences

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