Diversity of the

American Marsupials


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Introduction.

Order: Didelphimorphia.

Order: Paucituberculata.

Order: Microbiotheria.

Order: Sparassodonta.

Order: Groeberida

An extinct order known only from the mid to late Cainozoic of South America.
Species in this order have parrot like skulls and, in molar form, are analogous to placental rodents.

Order: Argyrolagida.