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Herpetotherium innominatum Simpson 1928 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 288487

Alternative combinations: Copedelphys innominata, Peradectes innominatus, Peratherium innominatum

Belongs to Herpetotherium according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Herpetotherium knighti, Herpetotherium merriami, Herpetotherium valens, Herpetotherium youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Millersville, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.75 x 1.59, M2 1.80 x 1.87, M3 1.78 x 2.04, m1 1.67 x 0.94, m2 1.88 x 1.07, m3 1.88 x 1.07

Estimated body mass: 32.2 g based on M1 length, M1 width, M2 length, M2 width, M3 length, M3 width, m1 length, m1 width, m2 length, m2 width, m3 length, and m3 width