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Microbiotherium Ameghino 1887 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Microbiotheria - Microbiotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40003

Synonyms: Eodidelphys Ameghino 1891 (no. 244517), Hadrorhynchus Ameghino 1891 (no. 244524), Prodidelphys Ameghino 1891 (no. 244520), Proteodidelphys Ameghino 1898 (no. 209131), Stylognathus Ameghino 1891 (no. 244515)

Parent taxon: Microbiotheriidae according to E. V. Oliveira and F. J. Goin 2011

Sister taxa: Clenia, Clenialitidae, Dromiciops, Eomicrobiotherium, Khasia, Kirutherium, Microbiotheriinae, Mirandatherium, Oligobiotherium, Pachybiotherium

Subtaxa: Microbiotherium acicula, Microbiotherium gallegosense, Microbiotherium patagonicum, Microbiotherium praecursor, Microbiotherium tehuelchum

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore