Peradectes californicus Stock 1936 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Peradectidae

Alternative combinations: Nanodelphys californicus, Peratherium californicum

Full reference: C. Stock. 1936. Sespe Eocene Didelphids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 22(2):122-124

Belongs to Peradectes according to W. W. Korth 1994

See also Krishtalka and Stucky 1983, Lillegraven 1976, Rothecker and Storer 1996 and Stock 1936

Sister taxa: Peradectes austrinum, Peradectes chesteri, Peradectes coprexeches, Peradectes elegans, Peradectes gulottai, Peradectes louisi, Peradectes minor, Peradectes protinnominatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brea Canyon (Bed CS3), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (31: California, Wyoming)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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