NTM Site (Oligocene of Australia)

Also known as Kangaroo Well Local Fauna, Kangaroo Well

Where: Northern Territory, Australia (24.1° S, 134.3° E: paleocoordinates 39.2° S, 128.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ultima Limestone Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by NTM (Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory)

Primary reference: L. R. S. Schwartz. 2006. A new species of bandicoot from the Oligocene of northern Australia and implications of badnicoots for correlating Australian Tertiary mammal fauna. Palaeontology 49(5):991-998 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135704: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 05.11.2012, edited by Franco Villegas-Garin

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Peramelemorphia - Yaralidae
Yarala kida Schwartz 2006 marsupial
 Diprotodontia -
Balbaroo sp.1 Flannery et al. 1982 diprotodont marsupial
 Diprotodontia - Miralinidae
Barguru kula n. sp.2
Barguru kula n. sp.2 Schwartz 2006 diprotodont marsupial