Phalangeroidea

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Phalangeroidea
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Eastern pygmy possum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Suborder: Phalangeriformes
Superfamily: Phalangeroidea
Thomas, 1888
families

The Phalangeroidea are a superfamily of mammals that include the families Burramyidae and Phalangeridae, as well as the extinct families Ektopodontidae and Miralinidae.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flannery, T.; Schouten, P. (1994). Possums of the World: Monograph of the Phalangeroidea. Geo Productions. ISBN 978-0646143897.