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Swaindelphys Johanson 1996 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Marsupialia - Herpetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39989

Full reference: Z. Johanson. 1996. New marsupial from the Fort Union Formation, Swain Quarry, Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 70(6):1023-1031

Parent taxon: Herpetotheriidae according to J. A. Case et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Amphiperatherium, Asiadidelphis, Copedelphys, Ectocentrocristus, Golerdelphys, Herpetotherium, Nortedelphys, Peratherium, Rumiodon, Thylacodon

Subtaxa: Swaindelphys cifellii, Swaindelphys encinensis, Swaindelphys johansoni, Swaindelphys johansoni

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Type: Swaindelphys cifellii

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore