Varalphadon Johanson 1996 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Full reference: Z. Johanson. 1996. Revision of the Late Cretaceous North American marsupial genus Alphadon. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 242:127-184

Parent taxon: Didelphimorphia according to B. M. Davis 2007

See also Carneiro 2018, Johanson 1996, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Williamson et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Aenigmadelphys, Alphadontidae, Apistodon, Didelphidae, Didelphoidea, Ghamidtherium, Iqualadelphis, Pedimanes, Pediomyoidea, Peradectoidea, Sparassocynidae, Stagodontidae

Subtaxa: Varalphadon creber Varalphadon crebreforme Varalphadon janetae Varalphadon wahweapensis

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Type: Protalphadon wahweapensis

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (10: Montana, Utah)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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