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It was corrected as Herpetotheriinae by Korth (1994), Johanson (1996), Hooker (1996), McKenna and Bell (1997) and Thewissen et al. (2001); it was reranked as the unranked clade Herpetotheriidae by Williamson et al. (2012) and Wilson et al. (2016).
It was assigned to Didelphidae by Korth (1994), Johanson (1996), Hooker (1996), McKenna and Bell (1997) and Thewissen et al. (2001); to Didelphoidea by Case et al. (2004); to Metatheria by Sánchez-Villagra et al. (2007); to Marsupialia by Beck et al. (2008) and Horovitz et al. (2009); to Didelphimorphia by Gunnell (2010); to Metatheria by Williamson et al. (2012); to Marsupialia by Rose et al. (2012); and to Marsupialia by Wilson et al. (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1994||Herpetotheriinae Korth p. 378|
|1996||Herpetotheriinae Hooker p. 142|
|1996||Herpetotheriinae Johanson p. 1023|
|1997||Herpetotheriinae McKenna and Bell p. 69|
|2001||Herpetotheriinae Thewissen et al. p. 347|
|2004||Herpetotheriidae Case et al. p. 234|
|2007||Herpetotheriidae Sánchez-Villagra et al. p. 318|
|2008||Herpetotheriidae Beck et al. p. 749|
|2009||Herpetotheriidae Horovitz et al. p. 6|
|2010||Herpetotheriidae Gunnell p. 77|
|2012||Herpetotheriidae Rose et al. p. 17|
|2012||Herpetotheriidae Williamson et al.|
|2016||Herpetotheriidae Wilson et al.|
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