Clenia Ameghino 1904 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Synonym: Clenialites Ameghino 1906 [objective synonym]

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Microbiotheriidae according to F. J. Goin and M. A. Abello 2013

See also Ameghino 1904, Goin et al. 2010 and Marshall 1982

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

Subtaxa: Clenia brevis Clenia minuscula

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Type: Clenia minuscula

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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