Paradidelphys Ameghino 1904 (opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Didelphydae according to F. Ameghino 1904

See also Carroll 1988 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Paradidelphys nodosa

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Type: Paradidelphys nodosa

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Santa Maria Valley Andalhuala Fm ( to Pliocene of Argentina)

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