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Subclass Metatheria Huxley 1880 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39936

Synonym: Marsupialia Illiger 1811 (taxon 247806)

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1880. On the application of the laws of evolution to the arrangement of the Vertebrata, and more particularly of the Mammalia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London 43:649-662

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

Sister taxa: Pantotheria, Paratheria, Tribotheria

Subtaxa: Adelodelphys, Anatoliadelphyidae, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Diprotodonta, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Polydolopimorphia, Polyprotodontia, Protalphadon, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Wirunodon

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore