Diversity of the

American Marsupials


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Introduction.

Order: Didelphimorphia.

Order: Paucituberculata.

Order: Microbiotheria.

Order: Sparassodonta.

Order: Groeberida.

Order: Argyrolagida

Another extinct order also known only from the mid to late Cainozoic of South America. Little is known about this order, but species within it seem to have had a similar hopping gait as small kangaroos from Australia and placental rodent jerboas from Africa.

Argyrolagida (6K)
Argyrolagus