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Taxon profile

order

American marsupials
Didelphimorphia

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  superorder Ameridelphia

Scientific synonyms

Didelphoidea Gray, 1821

Temporal range:Upper Cretaceous - recent

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

family Didelphidae Gray, 1821 - opossums
family Pediomyidae Simpson, 1927
family Stagodontidae Marsh, 1889
family Thylacosmilidae Riggs, 1933
family Borhyaenidae Ameghino, 1894

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Didelphimorphia]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Didelphimorphia]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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Explanations

extinct taxon