Pariadens Cifelli and Eaton 1987 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli and J. G. Eaton. 1987. Marsupial from the earliest Late Cretaceous of Western US. Nature 325(6104):520-522

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

See also Cifelli 2004, Cifelli and Eaton 1987, Fox and Naylor 2006, Goin et al. 2006, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Williamson et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Pariadens kirklandi Pariadens mckennai

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Type: Pariadens kirklandi

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-durophage

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Utah collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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