Marmosopsis Paula Couto 1962 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: C. Paula Couto. 1962. Didelfidos fosiles del Paleoceno de Brasil. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" 8:135-166

Parent taxon: Ameridelphia according to E. V. Oliveira and F. J. Goin 2011

See also Carroll 1988 and Ladaveze and Muizon 2010

Sister taxa: Cocatherium, Derorhynchidae, Marambiotherium, Protodidelphidae, Sternbergiidae

Subtaxa: Marmosopsis juradoi

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Type: Marmosopsis juradoi

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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