Monodelphopsis Paula Couto 1952 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: C. d. Paula Couto. 1952. Fossil mammals from the beginning of the Cenozoic in Brazil. Marsupialia: Didelphidae. American Museum Novitates 1567:1-26

Parent taxon: Eometatheria according to S. Ladaveze and C. Muizon 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Oliveira and Goin 2011 and Paula Couto 1952

Sister taxa: Dasyuromorphia, Microbiotheria

Subtaxa: Monodelphopsis travassosi

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Type: Monodelphopsis travassosi

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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