†family Abderitidae Ameghino 1889 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Paucituberculata - Abderitidae

Alternative spellings: Abderitesidae, Abderitinae

Parent taxon: Palaeothentoidea according to F. J. Goin et al. 2009

See also Abello et al. 2012, Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Dumont and Brown 1997, Kramarz et al. 2010, Marshall 1980 and Patterson and Marshall 1978

Sister taxa: Palaeothentidae, Pichipilidae

Subtaxa: Abderites Abderitini Decastis Parabderitini Pitheculites Pithiculites

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Type: Abderitini

Ecology: scansorial frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (7 collections), Chile (2), Colombia (1)

• Oligocene of Peru (2)

Total: 12 collections including 15 occurrences

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