AHG Study Area (Holocene of Australia)

Also known as ETE Locality 506, AHG Study Area,

Where: Queensland, Australia (15.5° S, 144.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.5° S, 144.9° E)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Modern ecosystem radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min


• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: soils incl. acid ig. rks,low grade metam., basalts
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: Study area is astride Tablelands of the Great Divide, lower coastal belt, int. Great Escarpment

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 104, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: Australian Heritage Commission. 1986. Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland: Their Conservation Significance. Special Australian Heritage Publication, Series 3 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 21688: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 10.10.1995, edited by Richard Potts

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia -
Pseudomys delicatulus Australian mouse
Pseudomys gracilicaudatus Australian mouse
 Rodentia - Muridae
 Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae
Dasyurus maculatus Kerr 1792 tiger quoll
Dasyurus hallucatus Gould 1842 Northern quoll
Planigale maculata Gould 1851 Pygmy planigale
Sminthopsis virginiae de Tarragon 1847 Red-cheeked dunnart
Sminthopsis murina Waterhouse 1837 Slender-tailed dunnart
Sminthopsis leucopus Gray 1842 White-footed dunnart
Antechinus flavipes Waterhouse 1838 Yellow-footed antechinus
Antechinus stuartii Macleay 1841 Brown antechinus
 Diprotodontia - Potoroidae
Bettongia penicillata Gray 1837 brush-tailed bettong
Aepyprymnus rufescens Gray 1837 rufous rat-kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
Lagorchestes conspicillatus Gould 1841 Spectacled hare-wallaby
"Macropus giganteus" = Macropus (Macropus) giganteus Shaw 1790 eastern grey kangaroo
"Petrogale godmani" = Macropus (Petrogale) rock wallaby
"Petrogale inornata" = Macropus (Petrogale) rock wallaby
Macropus antilopinus Gould 1842 antilopine kangaroo
"Macropus robustus" = Macropus (Osphranter) robustus Gould 1841 eastern wallaroo
"Macropus parryi" = Macropus (Notamacropus) parryi Bennett 1835 pretty-faced wallaby
"Macropus agilis" = Macropus (Notamacropus) agilis Gould 1842 agile wallaby
Thylogale stigmatica Gould 1860 red-legged pademelon
Wallabia bicolor Desmarest 1804 swamp wallaby
 Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae
Pseudocheirus peregrinus Boddaert 1785 common ringtail possum
Petauroides volans Kerr 1792 ringtail possum
 Diprotodontia - Burramyidae
Cercartetus caudatus Milne-Edwards 1877 long-tailed pygmy possum
 Diprotodontia - Phalangeridae
Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr 1792 common brushtail possum
 Diprotodontia - Petauridae
Petaurus australis wrist-winged glider
Petaurus norfolcensis Kerr 1792 squirrel glider
Petaurus breviceps Waterhouse 1839 sugar glider
 Peramelemorphia - Peramelidae
Isoodon macrourus Gould 1842 northern brown bandicoot
Perameles nasuta Geoffroy 1804 long-nosed bandicoot
 Monotremata - Tachyglossidae
Tachyglossus aculeatus Shaw 1792 short-beaked echidna
 Monotremata - Ornithorhynchidae
Ornithorhynchus anatinus Shaw 1792 platypus
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
"Crocodylus johnsoni" = Crocodylus johnstoni, Crocodylus porosus
"Crocodylus johnsoni" = Crocodylus johnstoni Krefft 1873 Freshwater crocodile
Crocodylus porosus Schneider 1801 saltwater crocodile
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Chelonia depressa green sea turtle
Chelonia mydas Linnaeus 1758 green turtle
Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758 loggerhead sea turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata Linnaeus 1766 hawksbill turtle
 Testudines - Dermochelyidae
Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli 1761 Leatherback sea turtle
 Testudines - Chelidae
Emydura kreffti sideneck turtle
"Elseya latisternum" = Myuchelys latisternum Gray 1867 Serrated snapping turtle
Chelodina longicollis Shaw 1802 sideneck turtle
Chelodina novaeguineae Boulenger 1888 New Guinea snake-necked turtle
Chelodina rugosa Ogilby 1890 Northern Australian snakeneck turtle