Microbiotherium gallegosense Sinclair 1906 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Belongs to Microbiotherium according to L. Marshall 1982

See also Abello et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Microbiotherium acicula, Microbiotherium patagonicum, Microbiotherium praecursor, Microbiotherium tehuelchum

Type specimen: AMNH 9591, a mandible (relatively complete right mandibular ramus with alveoli of c-p2 and m3-4, and p3-m2 complete). Its type locality is Killik Aike Norte, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial tuff in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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