Scalaridelphys aquilana Cohen et al. 2020 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriamorpha - Aquiladelphidae

Alternative combination: Scalaria aquilana

Full reference: J. E. Cohen, B. M. Davis, and R. L. Cifelli. 2020. Geologically oldest Pediomyoidea (Mammalia, Marsupialiformes) from the Late Cretaceous of North America, with implications for taxonomy and diet of earliest Late Cretaceous mammals. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e1835935:1-13

Belongs to Scalaridelphys according to J. E. Cohen et al. 2021

See also Cohen et al. 2020

Sister taxon: Scalaridelphys martini

Type specimen: OMNH 29078, a tooth. Its type locality is OMNH V60, which is in a Turonian terrestrial claystone in the Straight Cliffs Formation of Utah.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at OMNH V60

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