Kirutherium Goin and Candela 2004 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Full reference: F. J. Goin and A. M. Candela. 2004. New Paleogene Marsupials from the Amazon Basin of Eastern Peru. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 40:15-60

Parent taxon: Microbiotheriidae according to F. J. Goin and A. M. Candela 2004

Sister taxa: Clenia, Clenialitidae, Dromiciops, Eomicrobiotherium, Khasia, Microbiotheriinae, Microbiotherium, Mirandatherium, Oligobiotherium, Pachybiotherium

Subtaxa: Kirutherium paititiensis

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Type: Kirutherium paititiensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Santa Rosa (LACM Loc. 6289) (Oligocene of Peru)

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