†unranked clade Herpetotheriidae Trouessart 1879 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Herpetotheriinae

Parent taxon: Marsupialia according to G. P. Wilson et al. 2016

See also Beck et al. 2008, Case et al. 2004, Gunnell 2010, Hooker 1996, Horovitz et al. 2009, Johanson 1996, Korth 1994, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose et al. 2012, Sánchez-Villagra et al. 2007, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Williamson et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Didelphidae, Marsupicarnivora, Phalangistadae, Leptodactyla, Macrotarsi

Subtaxa: Amphiperatherium Asiadidelphis Copedelphys Ectocentrocristus Galatiadelphys Golerdelphys Herpetotheriinae Herpetotherium Nortedelphys Peratherium Rumiodon Swaindelphys Thylacodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), Germany (10), United States (4: California, South Dakota, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (9: Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

• Arikareean of United States (15: California, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (3: Saskatchewan), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (14), Germany (9), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Switzerland (2), United States (34: Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), Canada (8: Saskatchewan), France (25), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), Portugal (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (6), Switzerland (3), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (21), United States (138: California, Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (21: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (12: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 363 collections including 479 occurrences

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