Philander Brisson 1762 (four-eyed opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

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

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Chironectes, Lutreolina, Thylophorops

Subtaxa: Philander centralis Philander entrerianus Philander frenatus Philander mcilhennyi Philander opossum Philander opposum

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Type: Didelphis opossum

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Panama (1), Peru (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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