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Classis : Mammalia 
Infraclassis : Marsupialia 
Superordo : Ameridelphia 
   

Ameridelphia est cohors taxinomica anno 1982 proposita, quae comprehendat marsupialia in America incolantium, ab Australodelphia, marsupialiis Australiae, distincta.[1] Deinde superordo aut magnordo appellata est.[2] Nunc grex paraphyletica habetur,[3] et marsupialia Australiana creduntur ab Americanis orta esse.[4]

NotaeRecensere

  1. Szalay, F. S. 1982. A new appraisal of marsupial phylogeny and classification; pp. 621–640 in M. Archer (ed.), Carnivorous Marsupials. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mossman, New South Wales, Australia.
  2. McKenna, M.C. & Bell, S.K. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York.: i-xii, 1-631.
  3. Meredith, R. W. et al. 2009. "Relationships and divergence times among the orders and families of Marsupialia". Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65.
  4. Jessie Schiewe, "Australia's marsupials originated in what is now South America, study says", Los Angeles Times (28 Iulii 2010).

Nexus externiRecensere

  Vide "Ameridelphia" apud Vicispecies.
  Vicimedia Communia plura habent quae ad Ameridelphia spectant. (hic nexus fractus videtur)
  Haec stipula ad zoologiam spectat. Amplifica, si potes!