†unranked clade Peradectidae Crochet 1979 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

See also Horovitz et al. 2009, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Korth 1994, Oliveira and Goin 2011 and Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anatoliadelphyidae, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Polydolopimorphia, Polyprotodontia, Protalphadon, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Diprotodonta, Wirunodon

Subtaxa: Armintodelphys Caroloameghiniinae Maastrichtidelphys Mimoperadectes Pediomyidae Peradectes Peradectinae

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Thailand (1 collection)

• Arikareean of United States (4: Montana, Nebraska)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (8: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Argentina (8), Belgium (1), Canada (3: Saskatchewan), France (5), India (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (127: California, Colorado, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1), Peru (2)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Bolivia (1), Canada (7: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (41: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), Canada (21: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), United States (92: Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 332 collections including 431 occurrences

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