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Taxon profile

infraclass

Marsupials
Metatheria Huxley, 1880

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  subclass Theria

Scientific synonyms

incl. Marsupialia Illiger, 1811
Aplacentalia
Marsupalia

Temporal range:Cretaceous > Lower Cretaceous – recent
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Images

Macropus rufus - Red Kangaroo

Macropus rufus - Red Kangaroo

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Monodelphis domestica - Gray Short-tailed Opossum

Monodelphis domestica - Gray Short-tailed Opossum

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Functions restricted to taxon Metatheria

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

superorder Ameridelphia
superorder Australidelphia

Fossil taxa

order Deltatheroida Kielan-Jaworowska, 1982 inc.sed.
Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous
family Aegialodontidae Kermack, 1967 inc.sed.
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous
family Pucadelphydae de Muizon, 1998 inc.sed.

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Data source info

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra
Australian Faunal Directory Checklist Output
Group: MARSUPIALIA
Generation Date: October 23, 2008 12:52:34 PMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 24 October 2008]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon