Thylamys Gray 1843 (fat-tailed mouse opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Alternative spelling: Thylamis

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

See also Carroll 1988, Creighton and Gardner 2008, Goin 1997 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Lestodelphys

Subtaxa: Thylamys colombianus Thylamys macrurus Thylamys minutus Thylamys pallidior Thylamys pinei Thylamys pusillus Thylamys venustus

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Colombia (4)

Total: 11 collections including 14 occurrences

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