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Philander Brisson 1762 (four-eyed opossum)

Osteichthyes - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39984

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Didelphini according to J. L. Patton et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Chironectes, Lutreolina, Thylophorops

Subtaxa: Philander centralis, Philander entrerianus, Philander frenatus, Philander mcilhennyi, Philander opossum, Philander opposum

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Type: Didelphis opossum

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore