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Perulestes Goin and Candela 2004 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Paucituberculata - Caenolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 276023

Full reference: F. J. Goin and A. M. Candela. 2004. New Paleogene Marsupials from the Amazon Basin of Eastern Peru. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 40:15-60

Parent taxon: Caenolestidae according to F. J. Goin and A. M. Candela 2004

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

Subtaxa: Perulestes cardichi, Perulestes fraileyi

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Type: Perulestes cardichi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore