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Periprotodidelphis bergqvistae

Mammalia - Protodidelphidae

Taxonomy
Periprotodidelphis bergqvistae was named by Oliveira and Goin (2011). Its type specimen is DGM 806-M, a tooth (Left m3?), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is São José de Itaborai, which is in an Eocene fissure fill marl in the Itaboraí Formation of Brazil. It is the type species of Periprotodidelphis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Periprotodidelphis bergqvistae Oliveira and Goin p. 120

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
Marsupialia()
AmeridelphiaSzalay 1982
familyProtodidelphidaeMarshall 1987
genusPeriprotodidelphis
speciesbergqvistae

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.

Periprotodidelphis bergqvistae Oliveira and Goin 2011
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-09-07 09:16:13
Modified: 2011-04-27 20:22:07
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Clemens 1979, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Hopson 1973

Age range: Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) Periprotodidelphis bergqvistae (type locality: 118314)