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Clade Marsupialia Illiger 1811 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 309399

Synonyms: Didelpha Bonaparte 1838 (no. 139831), Ferae Gray 1821 (no. 139829), Marsupiata Richardson 1837 (no. 139830), Metadelphia Archer 1984 (no. 139832), Pollicata Illiger 1811 (no. 105124), Salientia Illiger 1811 (no. 105136)

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to Z.-X. Luo et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Polydolopimorphia, Protalphadon, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Trituberculata

Subtaxa: Adinodon, Ameridelphia, Australidelphia, Bistius, Cimolestes lucasi, Didelphia, Didelphimorphia, Duquettichnus, Gashternia, Groeberida, Hatcheritherium, Herpetotheriidae, Ideodelphys, Ideodelphys microscopicus, Kasserinotherium, Kokopellia, Leptodactyla, Macrotarsi, Marsupicarnivora, Nototheriidae, Numbigilgidae, Odontomysopidae, Odontomysops, Odontomysops spiniferus, Palangania, Pharsophorus tenuis, Promysops primarius, Vombatoidea

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore