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†family Mayulestidae de Muizon 1994 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 99510

Full reference: C. J. de Muizon. 1994. A new carnivorous marsupial from the Palaeocene of Bolivia and the problem of marsupial monophyly. Nature 370:208-211

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to A. M. Forasiepi 2009

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

Subtaxa: Allqokirus

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore