Ghamidtherium Sánchez-Villagra et al. 2007 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Full reference: M. R. Sánchez-Villagra, E. R. Seiffert, T. Martin, E. L. Simons, G. F. Gunnell and Y. Attia. 2007. Enigmatic new mammals from the late Eocene of Egypt. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 81(4):406-415

Parent taxon: Didelphimorphia according to M. R. Sánchez-Villagra et al. 2007

See also Gunnell 2010

Sister taxa: Aenigmadelphys, Alphadontidae, Apistodon, Didelphidae, Didelphoidea, Iqualadelphis, Pedimanes, Pediomyoidea, Peradectoidea, Sparassocynidae, Stagodontidae, Varalphadon

Subtaxa: Ghamidtherium dimaiensis

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Birket Qarun Locality 2 (Eocene of Egypt)

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