New Discoveries of “Opposum-Like” Marsupials from Antarctica (Seymour Island, Medial Eocene)

@article{Goin2004NewDO,
  title={New Discoveries of “Opposum-Like” Marsupials from Antarctica (Seymour Island, Medial Eocene)},
  author={Francisco J. Goin and Judd A. Case and Michael O. Woodburne and Sergio F. Vizca{\'i}no and Mar Reguero},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={335-365}
}
Five new species of marsupials are described from the middle Eocene La Meseta Formation of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Three are derorhynchid didelphimorphians; one species is a prepidolopid polydolopimorphian, and the last is a microbiotheriid australidelphian. Additionally, fragmentary specimens representing an indetermined derorhynchid and a possible marsupial are also described. The prepidolopid and one of the derorhynchids are sufficiently derived as to preclude any close… Expand

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