Nanodelphys hunti Cope 1873 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Alternative combinations: Didelphis huntii, Herpetotherium huntii, Peratherium huntii

Synonyms: Domnina gracilis Cope 1873, Miothen gracile Cope 1873, Nanodelphys minutus McGrew 1937, Peradectes minutus McGrew 1937

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Synopsis of new Vertebrata from the Tertiary of Colorado obtained during the summer of 1873. Seventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories (extract)

Belongs to Nanodelphys according to W. W. Korth 1994

See also Cope 1873, Cope 1875, Galbreath 1953, Hay 1902, Hough 1961, Krishtalka and Stucky 1983, Ostrander 1987, Russell 1984 and Scott 1941

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (5: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (9: Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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