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Protalphadon Cifelli 1990 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39985

Full reference: R. L. Cifelli. 1990. Cretaceous mammals from southern Utah. I. Marsupials from the Kaiparowits Formation (Judithian). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(3):295-319

Parent taxon: Metatheria according to T. E. Williamson et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Adelodelphys, Anchistodelphys, Archaeonothos, Asiadelphia, Asiatherium, Dakotadens, Deltatheroida, Fieratherium, Jaskhadelphyidae, Marsupialia, Marsupialiformes, Mayulestidae, Pappotheriidae, Peradectidae, Pucadelphydae, Sinbadelphys, Sparassodonta, Trituberculata

Subtaxa: Protalphadon foxi, Protalphadon lulli

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Type: Alphadon lulli

Ecology: scansorial omnivore