Micoureus laventicus Marshall 1976 (woolly mouse opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Alternative combination: Marmosa laventica

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 Micoureus according to F. J. Goin 1997

See also Marshall 1976

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 39273, a mandible (Partial right mandibular ramus)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (8 collections), Peru (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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