Eodelphis Matthew 1916 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1916. A marsupial from the Belly River Cretaceous: with critical observations upon the affinities of the Cretaceous mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 35(25):477-500

Parent taxon: Stagodontidae according to G. P. Wilson et al. 2016

See also Clemens 1979, Davis 2007, Fox and Naylor 2006, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, Matthew 1916, McKenna and Bell 1997, Simpson 1928, Simpson 1929 and Williamson et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Boreodon, Didelphodon, Eobrasilia, Fumodelphodon, Hoodootherium, Pariadens

Subtaxa: Eodelphis browni Eodelphis cutleri

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Type: Eodelphis browni

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-durophage

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (11: Alberta collections), United States (10: Montana, New Mexico, Utah)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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