Texas Caves (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (28.8° S, 151.2° E: paleocoordinates 28.8° S, 151.2° E)

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; breccia and claystone

• "bone breccia"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Archer. 1978. Quaternary vertebrate faunas from the Texas Caves of southeastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 19 1:61-109 [M. Uhen/E. Hansen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183095: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Erik Hansen on 30.11.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Rodentia -
 Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae
Thylacinus cynocephalus Harris 1808 thylacine
 Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae
Dasyurus viverrinus Shaw 1800 eastern quoll
Phascogale tapoatafa Meyer 1793 brush-tailed phascogale
 Diprotodontia - Potoroidae
Aepyprymnus rufescens Gray 1837 rufous rat-kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
"Sthenurus atlas" = Macropus atlas Owen 1838 kangaroo
"Macropus titan" = Macropus (Macropus) giganteus Shaw 1790 eastern grey kangaroo
"Petrogale sp." = Macropus (Petrogale) Gray 1837 rock wallaby
"Macropus altus" = Macropus (Osphranter) robustus altus Owen 1874 eastern wallaroo
Macropus dorsalis Gray 1837 black-striped wallaby
Macropus thor De Vis 1895 wallaby
Thylogale sp. Gray 1837 pademelon
Protemnodon brehus Owen 1874 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae
Pseudocheirus peregrinus Boddaert 1785 common ringtail possum
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus occidentalis short-faced kangaroo
Sthenurus oreas short-faced kangaroo
 Peramelemorphia - Peramelidae
Isoodon sp. Desmarest 1817 short-nosed bandicoot
Perameles nasuta Geoffroy 1804 long-nosed bandicoot