Eomicrobiotherium Marshall 1982 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Full reference: L. Marshall. 1982. Systematics of the South American marsupial family Microbiotheriidae. Fieldiana Geology 10:1-75

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

See also Goin et al. 2010 and Marshall 1982

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

Subtaxa: Eomicrobiotherium diluculum Eomicrobiotherium matutinum Eomicrobiotherium mykerum

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Type: Coona gaudryi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Tinguirirican of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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