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Burramys wakefieldi Pledge 1987 (pygmy possum)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Burramyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247836

Full reference: N. S. Pledge. 1987. A new species of Burramys BROOM (Marsupialia: Burramyidae) from the Middle Miocene of South Australia. Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution 2:725-728

Belongs to Burramys according to N. S. Pledge 1987

Sister taxa: Burramys parvus, Burramys triradiatus

Type specimen: SAM P24570, a mandible (right mandible with P3 and M2)

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-frugivore