Etymology: Minor for its small size in relation to the other known species of the genus
Full reference: F. J. Goin. 1997. New clues for understanding Neogene marsupial radiation. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 187-206
Type specimen: IGM 253051, a mandible (left mandibular fragment with roots of m2-3 and almost complete m4)
Ecology: scansorial frugivore-insectivore
Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 22 (Miocene of Colombia)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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