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Acrobates pygmaeus Shaw 1794 (feathertail glider)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Acrobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234537

Alternative combination: Didelphis pygmaea

Belongs to Acrobates according to V. Turner and G. M. McKay 1989

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-frugivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 12.6, fibula length 15.6, humerus length 11.0, radius length 12.4, scapula length 7.38, skull 18.6 x 12.1, tibia length 16.0, ulna length 15.1

Estimated body mass: 14.2 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length