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Microbiotherium praecursor Ameghino 1898 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 337149

Alternative combination: Proteodidelphys praecursor

Belongs to Microbiotherium according to L. Marshall 1982

Sister taxa: Microbiotherium acicula, Microbiotherium gallegosense, Microbiotherium patagonicum, Microbiotherium tehuelchum

Type specimen: MACN 10799, a mandible (right mandible with alveoli of i1-2 and i3-m4 complete (more teeth present originally but since lost))

Ecology: scansorial insectivore