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Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr 1792 (common brushtail possum)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Phalangeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231483

Alternative combination: Didelphis vulpecula

Belongs to Trichosurus according to M. J. Phillips et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Trichosurus dicksoni, Trichosurus hamiltonensis

Ecology: arboreal herbivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 97.0, humerus length 71.9, tibia length 94.5, ulna length 88.1

Estimated body mass: 2.72 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length