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Subfamily Caluromyinae Kirsch and Reig 1977 (opossum)

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234032

Alternative spelling: Caluromyidae

Invalid subtaxa: Caluromyinae Kirsch and Reig 1977 [invalid subgroup] (no. 234028), Glironiinae Hershkovitz 1992 [invalid subgroup] (no. 234030)

Parent taxon: Didelphidae according to J. L. Patton et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Caroloameghiana, Cladodidelphys, Dasyurina, Derorhynchinae, Didelphinae, Didelphis, Dimerodon, Eobrasiliinae, Esteslestes, Hyladelphinae, Hyperdidelphys, Marmosinae, Marmosops, Paradidelphys, Peratotherium, Sparassocynus, Thylamyinae, Gracilinanus

Subtaxa: Caluromys, Caluromysiops, Glironia

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore