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Didelphidae (opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Didelphidae Gray p. 339
1850Didelphidae Bonaparte p. 1
1883Didelphidae Flower p. 184
1889Didelphidae Cope p. 876
1889Dryolestes tenax Marsh
1891Didelphyidae Flower and Lydekker p. 89
1904Didelphydae Ameghino p. 112
1908Didelphyidae Lambe
1927Didelphidae Simpson p. 5
1927Didelphiidae Simpson p. 122
1928Didelphidae Simpson p. 147
1929Didelphiidae Simpson p. 116
1948Didelphidae Simpson p. 34
1951Didelphidae Savage p. 308
1952Didelphidae Sherman p. 87
1953Didelphidae Stirton p. 614
1954Didelphidae Wood and Ormsbee p. 28
1965Didelphidae Sloan and Van Valen p. 221
1966Didelphidae Johnson p. 80
1974Didelphidae Martin and Webb p. 116
1979Didelphidae Clemens p. 193
1980Didelphidae Kurten and Anderson p. 101
1982Didelphidae Marshall
1986Didelphidae Hooker p. 212
1986Didelphidae Lillegraven and McKenna p. 27
1991Didelphidae Nowak
1994Didelphidae Korth p. 378
1994Didelphidae Springer et al. p. 86
1995Marmosopsini Kirsch and Palma
1996Didelphidae Patton et al. p. 4
1997Didelphidae McKenna and Bell
2004Didelphidae Korth and Eaton p. 109
2007Didelphidae Goin et al.
2008Didelphidae Engesser and Storch
2009Didelphidae Horovitz et al. p. 6
2010Didelphidae Ladaveze and Muizon
2014Didelphidae Vianey-Liaud et al. p. 576

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
familyDidelphidae
familyDidelphidae

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