Sminthopsis floravillensis Archer 1982 (dunnart)

Mammalia - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

Full reference: M. Archer. 1982. Review of the dasyurid (Marsupialia) fossil record, integration of data bearing on phylogenetic interpretation, and suprageneric classification. Carnivorous Marsuliaps 2:397-443

Belongs to Sminthopsis according to M. Archer 1982

Sister taxa: Sminthopsis aitkeni, Sminthopsis archeri, Sminthopsis bindi, Sminthopsis boullangerensis, Sminthopsis butleri, Sminthopsis crassicaudata, Sminthopsis dolichura, Sminthopsis douglasi, Sminthopsis fuliginosus, Sminthopsis gilberti, Sminthopsis granulipes, Sminthopsis griseoventer, Sminthopsis hirtipes, Sminthopsis leucopus, Sminthopsis longicaudata, Sminthopsis macroura, Sminthopsis murina, Sminthopsis ooldea, Sminthopsis psammophila, Sminthopsis virginiae, Sminthopsis youngsoni

Type specimen: QM F10628, a mandible (right dentary)

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Site 5C (Pliocene of Australia)

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