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Clenia Ameghino 1904 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318355

Synonym: Clenialites Ameghino 1906 [objective synonym] (taxon 337147)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Microbiotheriidae according to F. J. Goin and M. A. Abello 2013

Sister taxa: Clenialitidae, Dromiciops, Eomicrobiotherium, Khasia, Kirutherium, Microbiotheriinae, Microbiotherium, Mirandatherium, Oligobiotherium, Pachybiotherium

Subtaxa: Clenia brevis, Clenia minuscula

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Type: Clenia minuscula

Ecology: scansorial insectivore