Peratherium edwardi Gazin 1952 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1952. The Lower Eocene Knight Formation Of Western Wyoming and Its Mammalian Faunas. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117(18):1-82

Belongs to Peratherium according to L. Krishtalka and R. K. Stucky 1983

See also Bown and Rose 1979 and Gazin 1952

Sister taxa: Peratherium africanus, Peratherium bretouense, Peratherium comstocki, Peratherium constans, Peratherium cuvieri, Peratherium elegans, Peratherium giselense, Peratherium lavergnense, Peratherium macgrewi, Peratherium marsupium, Peratherium matronense

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at La Barge (Eocene of Wyoming)

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