Didelphopsis Paula Couto 1952 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Sternbergiidae

Full reference: C. d. Paula Couto. 1952. Fossil mammals from the beginning of the Cenozoic in Brazil. Marsupialia: Didelphidae. American Museum Novitates 1567:1-26

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

See also Gelfo et al. 2007, Ladaveze and Muizon 2010 and Paula Couto 1952

Sister taxa: Carolopaulacoutoia, Itaboraidelphys

Subtaxa: Didelphopsis cabrerai

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Type: Didelphopsis cabrerai

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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