Marmosa Gray 1821 (mouse opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Parent taxon: Marmosini according to J. L. Patton et al. 1996

See also Carroll 1988, Ladaveze and Muizon 2010 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Micoureus, Zygolestes

Subtaxa: Marmosa collega Marmosa contrerasi Marmosa demerarae Marmosa domina Marmosa lepida Marmosa limae Marmosa mexicana Marmosa murina Marmosa paraguayana Marmosa regina Marmosa robinsoni Marmosa rubra

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (2), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Peru (5), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1)

Total: 15 collections including 17 occurrences

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