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Didelphini

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Didelphini Crochet
1983Didelphini Krishtalka and Stucky p. 208
1986Didelphini Hooker p. 212
1996Didelphini Patton et al. p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
Marsupialia()
AmeridelphiaSzalay 1982
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
Didelphidae()
subfamilyDidelphinaeGray 1827
tribeDidelphiniCrochet 1979
tribeDidelphiniCrochet 1979

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Tr. Didelphini Crochet 1979
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G. Chironectes Illiger 1811 [water opossum]
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Chironectes minimus Zimmermann 1780
G. †Hyperdidelphys Ameghino 1904
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Hyperdidelphys acutidens Ameghino 1904
Hyperdidelphys dimartinoi Goin and Pardiñas 1996
Hyperdidelphys inexpectata Ameghino 1889
Hyperdidelphys parvula Ameghino 1904
Invalid names: Paradidelphys Ameghino 1904 [synonym]
G. Lutreolina Thomas 1910 [lutrine opossum]
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Lutreolina biforata Ameghino 1904
Lutreolina crassicaudata Desmarest 1804 [lutrine opossum]
Lutreolina materdei Goin and De los Reyes 2011
Lutreolina tonnii Goin and De Los Reyes 2023
Lutreolina tracheia Rovereto 1914
G. Philander Brisson 1762 [four-eyed opossum]
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Philander centralis Hollister 1914
Philander entrerianus Ameghino 1899
Philander frenatus Olfers 1818
Philander mcilhennyi Gardner and Patton 1972
Philander opossum Linnaeus 1758 [gray four-eyed opposum]
Philander opposum Linnaeus 1758
G. †Thylophorops Reig 1952
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Thylophorops chapalmalensis Ameghino 1908
Thylophorops lorenzinii Goin et al. 2009
Thylophorops perplana Ameghino 1904
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Invalid names: Paradidelphys nodosa Ameghino 1904 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: omnivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2013-05-24 08:50:31
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Nowak 1991

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Huayquerian to the top of the Holocene or 8.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 7.246 Ma

Collections (53 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Argentina (Entre Rios) Chironectes minimus (13626)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Brazil (Acre) Lutreolina materdei (134808)
Huayquerian8.0 - 5.0Argentina (Catamarca) Hyperdidelphys pattersoni (87201)
Huayquerian8.0 - 5.0Argentina (Entre Rios) Chironectes sp., Philander entrerianus (55600) Philander entrerianus (140472)
Huayquerian8.0 - 5.0Argentina (La Pampa) Hyperdidelphys pattersoni (151499 152061) Hyperdidelphys sp. (206031) Lutreolina sp. (87198)
Huayquerian - Montehermosan8.0 - 3.8Argentina (Catamarca) Hyperdidelphys pattersoni (206027)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Argentina (La Pampa) Hyperdidelphys pattersoni (140932)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Argentina (Catamarca) Hyperdidelphys pattersoni (198820)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Argentina (Buenos Aires) Hyperdidelphys inexpectata (196694)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Argentina (Buenos Aires) Hyperdidelphys inexpectata (191766 191769) Hyperdidelphys parvula (191768)
Montehermosan5.0 - 3.8Argentina (Catamarca) Lutreolina sp. (176757)
Montehermosan5.0 - 3.8Argentina (Buenos Aires) Hyperdidelphys inexpectata (152085 152088 198687) Hyperdidelphys inexpectata, Hyperdidelphys parvula, Lutreolina biforata, Thylophorops perplana, Lutreolina tracheia (198863) Hyperdidelphys parvula (198824) Hyperdidelphys sp., Hyperdidelphys inexpectata, Hyperdidelphys parvula (13503) Lutreolina sp., Hyperdidelphys inexpectata (152081)
Montehermosan5.0 - 3.8Argentina (Mendoza) Philander opossum (189520)
Montehermosan - Chapadmalalan5.0 - 3.0Argentina (Catamarca) Paradidelphys pattersonii (157795)
Chapadmalalan4.0 - 3.0Argentina (Buenos Aires) Hyperdidelphys dimartinoi (198852 198854) Hyperdidelphys parvula (207596) Hyperdidelphys sp., Lutreolina tracheia (199154 199156) Lutreolina crassicaudata (14176 14177) Thylophorops chapalmalensis (14178 14179 14180 14181 14182)
Chapadmalalan4.0 - 3.0Argentina (Córdoba) Lutreolina sp., Thylophorops chapalmalensis (202212)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Argentina (Buenos Aires) Thylophorops chapadmalensis (199155) Thylophorops lorenzinii (123527)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Argentina (Córdoba) Lutreolina sp., Thylophorops chapalmalensis (225604)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Argentina (Buenos Aires) Lutreolina tonnii (225534 232030)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Bolivia (Tarija ) Lutreolina crassicaudata (70673)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Brazil (Sao Paulo) Chironectes minimus (147815)
Ensenadan1.75 - 0.4Argentina (Buenos Aires) Lutreolina sp. (151503 151504)
Lujanian0.781 - 0.012Argentina (Buenos Aires) Hyperdidelphys inexpectata, Hyperdidelphys parvula (202096)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Peru Philander opposum (21689)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Brazil (Districto Agropecura) Philander opossum (21687)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Panama Chironectes minumus, Philander opposum (21691)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Lutreolina crassicaudata (211634)