Khasia

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Khasia ("from Antin Khasa") is a fossil genus of marsupial in the family Microbiotheriidae. It contains one known species, Khasia cordillerensis, which is known from teeth found in the Santa Lucia Formation of Mizque, Bolivia, where it lived alongside the sparassodonts Allqokirus, Mayulestes and Pucadelphys.[2]

Khasia
Temporal range: Early Paleocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Superorder: Australidelphia
Order: Microbiotheria
Family: Microbiotheriidae
Genus: Khasia
Marshall and de Muizon, 1988[1]
Species

Khasia cordillerensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ L. G. Marshall and C. de Muizon. 1988. The Dawn of the Age of Mammals in South America. National Geographic Research 4:23-55
  2. ^ "Fossilworks:Tiupampa site 1, the "quarry"".