Hondadelphys fieldsi Marshall 1976 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Hondadelphidae

Full reference: L. G. Marshall. 1976. New Didelphine Marsupials from the La Venta Fauna (Miocene) of Colombia, South America. Journal of Paleontology 50(3):402-418

Belongs to Hondadelphys according to L. G. Marshall 1976

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 37960, a partial skeleton

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): Atlas vertebra diameter 20.5, Femur diameter 16.1, Occipital condyles diameter 18.0, Upper Canine alveolus diameter 6.32


• Miocene of Colombia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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