Esteslestes Novacek et al. 1991 (opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Full reference: M. J. Novacek, I. Ferrusquía-Villafranca, J. J. Flynn, A. R. Wyss, and M. A. Norell. 1991. Wasatchian (early Eocene) mammals and other vertebrates from Baja California, Mexico : the Lomas Las Tetas de Cabra fauna. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 208:1-88

Parent taxon: Didelphidae according to M. J. Novacek et al. 1991

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Caluromyinae, Caroloameghiana, Cladodidelphys, Dasyurina, Derorhynchinae, Didelphinae, Didelphis, Dimerodon, Dryolestes tenax, Eobrasiliinae, Hyladelphinae, Hyperdidelphys, Marmosinae, Marmosops, Marmosopsini, Paradidelphys, Peratotherium, Sparassocynus, Thylamyinae

Subtaxa: Esteslestes ensis

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Type: Esteslestes ensis

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lomas las Tetas de Cabra (Eocene of Mexico)

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