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RE: Cretaceous, yes -- Netherlands, yes -- marsupial, unlikely
The same issue of the Journal of Mammalian Evolution also has an article on
a new Early Cretaceous mammal from Australia. This critter, named
_Kryoryctes cadburyi_, is known from a single humerus, described as
'tachyglossid-like' - although the authors are reluctant to jump to the
conclusion that it belongs to a monotreme. The humerus does seem adapted to
digging, as in modern echidnas (and many other furry critters). The name
_Kryoryctes_ means 'cold-temperature digger', and the species name honors
the Cadbury-Schweppes company.
Peter A. Pridmore, Thomas H. Rich, Pat Vickers-Rich, and Petr P. Gambaryan
(2005). A tachyglossid-like humerus from the Early Cretaceous of
South-Eastern Australia J. Mammal. Evol. 12: 359-378.
James E. Martin, Judd A. Case, John W. M. Jagt, Anne S. Schulp & Eric W. A.
Mulder: A New European Marsupial Indicates a Late Cretaceous High-Latitude
Transatlantic Dispersal Route, Journal of Mammalian Evolution 12(3/4), 495
-- 511 (December 2005)