Protalphadon Cifelli 1990 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli. 1990. Cretaceous mammals from southern Utah. I. Marsupials from the Kaiparowits Formation (Judithian). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(3):295-319

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

See also Cifelli 1990, Goin et al. 2006, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anatoliadelphyidae, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Polydolopimorphia, Polyprotodontia, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Diprotodonta, Wirunodon

Subtaxa: Protalphadon foxi Protalphadon lulli

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Type: Alphadon lulli

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (16: Colorado, Montana, New Jersey, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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