Mirandatherium Paula Couto 1952 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Full reference: C. Paula Couto. 1952. A new name for Mirandaia ribeiroi Paula Couto, 1952. Journal of Mammalogy 33(4):503

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Ladaveze and Muizon 2010

Sister taxa: Clenia, Clenialitidae, Dromiciops, Eomicrobiotherium, Khasia, Kirutherium, Microbiotheriinae, Microbiotherium, Oligobiotherium, Pachybiotherium

Subtaxa: Mirandatherium alipioi

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Type: Mirandatherium alipioi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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