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Pseudocheirus peregrinus Boddaert 1785 (common ringtail possum)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234643

Alternative combination: Didelphis peregrinus

Synonyms: Didelphis caudivolvula Kerr 1792 [objective synonym] (no. 234644), Didelphis novaehollandiae Bechstein 1800 [objective synonym] (no. 234646), Phalangista banksii Gray 1838 [objective synonym] (no. 234658), Pseudochirus caudivolvulus Kerr 1792 [objective synonym] (no. 234645)

Belongs to Pseudocheirus according to C. Smeenk 2009

Sister taxa: Pseudocheirus albertisii, Pseudocheirus stirtoni, Pseudochirus peregrinus

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 124.6, fibula length 123.5, humerus length 46.7, radius length 47.3, scapula length 31.5, skull 59.8 x 34.3, tibia length 122.0, ulna length 55.8

Estimated body mass: 2.17 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length