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Hyperdidelphys Ameghino 1904 (opossum)

Osteichthyes - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39967

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: Didelphydae according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Caluromyinae, Caroloameghiana, Cladodidelphys, Dasyurina, Derorhynchinae, Didelphinae, Didelphis, Dimerodon, Dryolestes tenax, Eobrasiliinae, Esteslestes, Hyladelphinae, Marmosinae, Marmosops, Marmosopsini, Paradidelphys, Peratotherium, Sparassocynus, Thylamyinae

Subtaxa: Hyperdidelphys acutidens, Hyperdidelphys pattersoni

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Type: Hyperdidelphys acutidens

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore