Leaf locality, Lake Ngapakaldi (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as UCMP V6213

Where: South Australia, Australia (27.8° S, 140.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° S, 137.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Wipajiri Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Kutjamarpu LF

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: C. Patterson and P. V. Rich. 1987. The fossil history of the emus, Dromaius (Aves: Dromaiinae). Records of the South Australian Museum 25(2):85-117 [J. Hunter/J. Hunter/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13313: authorized by John Hunter, entered by John Hunter on 20.02.2002, edited by Mark Uhen, Richard Butler, Roger Close, Albert Garcia Selles, Patricia Holroyd and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

• Kutjamarpu Fauna
Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Burramyidae
Burramys parvus3 Broom 1896 mountain pygmy possum
 Diprotodontia - Vombatidae
Rhizophascolonus crowcrofti2 Stirton et al. 1967 wombat
 Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae
Litokoala kutjamarpensis8 Stirton et al. 1967 koala
 Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae
Wakaleo oldfieldi n. gen. n. sp.5
Wakaleo oldfieldi n. gen. n. sp.5 Clemens and Plane 1974 diprotodont marsupial
SAM P17925, a left dentary with I1, P3, M1-2. AR 19248, left M1 ; AR 3272, right M2
 Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae
Marlu kutjamarpensis9 Woodburne et al. 1987 ringtail possum
 Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae
Thylacinus sp.1 Temminck 1824 Tasmanian wolf
 Peramelemorphia -
Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum n. gen. n. sp.4
Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum n. gen. n. sp.4 Chamberlain et al. 2015 marsupial
Holotype. UCMP100275, right dentary with m2–4 and alveoli for c1, p1–3 and m1. Paratypes. SAM P50824, UCMP100281, partial right UCMP100282, isolated left m3; SAM P50832, isolated right P3; UCMP102442, isolated left M1; SAM P50826, isolated left M2; SAM P50827, broken isolated left M2 (missing most of metastylar shelf); SAM P17917, isolated left M3. Referred material. UCMP100280, left dentary with m2–3; UCMP66842, isolated right m1; SAM P50833, broken isolated right mx (breakage at hypoconulid and postparaconid); SAM P50829, isolated left m1; UCMP108071, isolated right m2; UCMP108073, broken isolated left m2 (cracked on talonid); UCMP107799, isolated right m3; SAM P50830, isolated left m3; UCMP100277, broken isolated right mx (most of trigonid missing); UCMP66843, broken isolated left mx (most of talonid missing), SAM P50831, isolated right M1; SAM P50825, isolated left M3; SAM P50828, isolated left broken M1; UCMP66832, broken right M2; UCMP108070, broken right M3.
Reptilia
 Testudines - Chelidae
Emydura sp.7 Bonaparte 1836 sideneck turtle
UCMP 77348, shell
Aves
 Anseriformes - Presbyornithidae
Wilaru prideauxi n. sp.6 De Pietri et al. 2016 waterfowl
SAM P.53136 (formerly UCMP 108052), holotype
 Casuariiformes - Casuariidae
"Dromaius gidju n. sp." = Emuarius gidju
"Dromaius gidju n. sp." = Emuarius gidju Patterson and Rich 1987 cassowary
associated left lower limb elements