Anatoliadelphys maasae Maga and Beck 2017 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Anatoliadelphyidae

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Full reference: A. M. Maga and R. M. D. Beck. 2017. Skeleton of an unusual, cat-sized marsupial relative (Metatheria: Marsupialiformes) from the middle Eocene (Lutetian: 44-43 million years ago) of Turkey. PLoS One 12(e0181712):1-74

Belongs to Anatoliadelphys according to A. M. Maga and R. M. D. Beck 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AUJM 2002-25, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is AK-33 at Memlik, which is in a Lutetian terrestrial horizon in the Uzuncarsidere Formation of Turkey.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at AK-33 at Memlik

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