Holotype: IGM 251149; heavily cracked and deformed partial skull, anterior fragment of the left horizontal ramus, almost complete right mandible with partial dentition badly preserved, isolated m2, m4, and M3, and associated cranial and postcranial fragments, most of them poorly preserved.
Etymology: Magnus, in reference to it being the largest known species of Prothylacyninae
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
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IGM 251149, a partial skull
Ecology: scansorial carnivore
Distribution: found only at Duke locality 140 (Miocene of Colombia)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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