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†order Sparassodonta Ameghino 1894 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 247310

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1894. Enumeration synoptique des especes de mammifères fossiles des formations éocènes de Patagonie. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias en Cordoba (Republica Argentina) 13:259-452

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

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anatoliadelphyidae, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Polydolopimorphia, Protalphadon, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Trituberculata

Subtaxa: Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Australogale, Borhyaenoidea, Hondadelphidae, Stylocynus, Thylacosmilidae

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore