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†family Pappotheriidae Slaughter 1965 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39923

Full reference: B. H. Slaughter. 1965. A therian from the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) of Texas. Postilla 93:1-18

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to B. M. Davis and R. L. Cifelli 2011

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

Subtaxa: Pappotherium

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Type: Pappotherium

Ecology: scansorial omnivore