Family Microbiotheriidae Ameghino 1887 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Microbiotheridae

Parent taxon: Microbiotheria according to M. S. Y. Springer et al. 1994

See also Abello et al. 2012, Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, Ameghino 1897, Goin et al. 2010, Goin and Abello 2013, Goin et al. 1999, Goin et al. 2006, Marshall 1982, McKenna and Bell 1997, Nowak 1991 and Oliveira and Goin 2011

Sister taxon: Woodburnodontidae

Subtaxa: Clenia Clenialitidae Dromiciops Eomicrobiotherium Khasia Kirutherium Microbiotheriinae Microbiotherium Mirandatherium Oligobiotherium Pachybiotherium

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (15 collections), Chile (1), Colombia (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Peru (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Peru (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Bolivia (1)

Total: 29 collections including 63 occurrences

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