Subfamily Marmosinae Reig et al. 1987 (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, Marmosops, Marmosopsini, Paradidelphys, Peratotherium, Sparassocynus, Thylamyinae

Subtaxa: Marmosini Monodelphini

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Type: Marmosa

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Brazil (3), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Peru (6), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (3), Australia (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (9), Colombia (11), Peru (1)

Total: 42 collections including 55 occurrences

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