Diversity of the

American Marsupials


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There are 6 known orders of marsupials which have existed in the Americas, 3 are still alive today, whereas the other 3 orders are now extinct and are only known in the fossil record.

Order: Didelphimorphia.

Order: Paucituberculata.

Order: Microbiotheria.

Order: Sparassodonta.

Order: Groeberida.

Order: Argyrolagida.