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Pilchenia Ameghino 1904 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Paucituberculata - Epanorthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40061

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Epanorthidae according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Caenolestes, Caenolestinae, Eomannodon, Perulestes, Pliolestes, Progarzonia, Rhyncholestes, Stilotherium, Prepanorthus, Essoprion, Epanorthus, Palaepanorthus, Paraepanorthus, Halmadromus, Halmaselus, Callomenus, Metaepanorthus

Subtaxa: Pilchenia antiqua, Pilchenia intermedia, Pilchenia lobata

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore