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Cercartetus nanus Desmarest 1818 (eastern pygmy possum)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Burramyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234541

Alternative combination: Phalangista nana

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

Sister taxa: Cercartetus caudatus, Cercartetus concinnus, Cercartetus lepidus

Ecology: arboreal insectivore-frugivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 17.0, fibula length 19.6, humerus length 12.3, radius length 14.2, scapula length 9.14, skull 22.8 x 15.7, tibia length 19.2, ulna length 17.5

Estimated body mass: 24.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length