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Herpetotherium Cope 1873 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Herpetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39965

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Third Notice Of Extinct Vertebrata From The Tertiary of the Plains. Paleontological Bulletin 16:1-8

Parent taxon: Herpetotheriidae according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Amphiperatherium, Asiadidelphis, Copedelphys, Ectocentrocristus, Galatiadelphys, Golerdelphys, Herpetotheriinae, Nortedelphys, Peratherium, Rumiodon, Swaindelphys, Thylacodon

Subtaxa: Herpetotherium innominatum, Herpetotherium knighti, Herpetotherium merriami, Herpetotherium valens, Herpetotherium youngi

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore