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Marsupialia (marsupial)

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Taxonomy
Marsupialia was named by Illiger (1811). It is extant.

It was reranked as the order Marsupialia by Huxley (1880), Flower (1883), Cope (1889), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Lambe (1908), Gregory (1910), Olson (1966), McKenna (1975), Clemens (1979), Lillegraven and McKenna (1986), Cifelli (1993), Springer et al. (1994), McKenna and Bell (1997), Kirsch and Mayer (1998) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004); it was reranked as the superorder Marsupialia by Hooker (1986); it was reranked as the unranked clade Marsupialia by Gardiner (1982), Luo et al. (2003), Goin et al. (2007), Sánchez-Villagra et al. (2007), Davis (2007), Beck et al. (2008), Horovitz et al. (2009), Ladaveze and Muizon (2010), Luo et al. (2011) and Oliveira and Goin (2011).

It was assigned to Pollicata by Illiger (1811); to Ovovivipara by Bonaparte (1850); to Didelphia by Cope (1889); to Metatheria by Huxley (1880), Flower (1883) and Flower and Lydekker (1891); to Mammalia by Lambe (1908); to Theria by Olson (1966); to Tribosphenida by McKenna (1975); to Theria by Gardiner (1982); to Metatheria by Hooker (1986); to Marsupionta by Kirsch and Mayer (1998); to Metatheria by Horovitz et al. (2009) and Ladaveze and Muizon (2010); and to Metatheria by Gregory (1910), Clemens (1979), Lillegraven and McKenna (1986), Cifelli (1993), Springer et al. (1994), McKenna and Bell (1997), Luo et al. (2003), Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004), Goin et al. (2007), Sánchez-Villagra et al. (2007), Davis (2007), Beck et al. (2008), Luo et al. (2011) and Oliveira and Goin (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Pollicata Illiger p. 65
1811Marsupialia Illiger p. 75
1811Salientia Illiger p. 79
1821Ferae Gray p. 307
1825Ferae Gray p. 339
1837Marsupiata Richardson p. 149
1838Didelpha Bonaparte p. 8
1850Marsupialia Bonaparte p. 1
1880Marsupialia Huxley p. 658
1883Marsupialia Flower p. 184
1889Marsupialia Cope p. 874
1891Marsupialia Flower and Lydekker p. 88
1897Pharsophorus tenuis Ameghino
1902Odontomysopidae Ameghino p. 35
1902Odontomysops Ameghino p. 35
1902Odontomysops spiniferus Ameghino p. 35
1902Promysops primarius Ameghino p. 36
1902Ideodelphys Ameghino p. 43
1902Ideodelphys microscopicus Ameghino p. 43
1908Marsupialia Lambe
1910Marsupialia Gregory p. 464
1914Notogale tenuis Loomis
1948Odontomysops Simpson
1948Odontomysops spiniferus Simpson
1966Marsupialia Olson p. 302
1973Marsupiata Lundelius and Turnbull p. 15
1975Marsupialia McKenna p. 40
1979Marsupialia Clemens p. 193
1982Marsupialia Gardiner p. 229
1982Marsupiata Lundelius and Turnbull p. 2
1984Metadelphia Archer p. 786
1986Marsupialia Hooker p. 212
1986Marsupialia Lillegraven and McKenna p. 27
1987Cimolestes lucasi Rigby, Jr. and Wolberg
1993Marsupialia Cifelli p. 9415
1994Marsupialia Springer et al. p. 86
1997Ideodelphys McKenna and Bell
1997Marsupialia McKenna and Bell
1998Marsupialia Kirsch and Mayer p. 1234
2003Marsupialia Luo et al. p. 1938
2004Marsupialia Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 448-449
2007Marsupialia Davis p. 218
2007Marsupialia Goin et al.
2007Marsupialia Sánchez-Villagra et al. p. 321
2008Marsupialia Beck et al. p. 750
2009Marsupialia Horovitz et al. p. 2
2010Marsupialia Ladaveze and Muizon
2011Marsupialia Luo et al. p. 444
2011Marsupialia Oliveira and Goin

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
Marsupialia()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available