Guggenheimia crocheti Oliveira and Goin 2011 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Protodidelphidae

Full reference: E. V. Oliveira and F. J. Goin. 2011. A reassessment of bunodont metatherians from the Paleogene of Itaborai (Brazil): Systematics and the age of the Itaborian SALMA. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 14(2):105-136

Belongs to Guggenheimia according to E. V. Oliveira and F. J. Goin 2011

Sister taxon: Guggenheimia brasiliensis

Type specimen: DGM 314-M, a mandible (Incomplete left dentary). Its type locality is São José de Itaborai, which is in a Paleocene/Eocene fissure fill marl in Brazil.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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