Pureni (Pleistocene of Papua New Guinea)

Where: Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea (5.8° S, 142.8° E: paleocoordinates 6.5° S, 142.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• in intermontane basins

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: B. Mackness. 2012. On the identity of ‘Kolopsis’ watutense (Anderson, 1937) (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia) and the New Guinean diprotodontid radiation. Alcheringa 1-10 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137788: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Hulitherium thomasetti n. gen. n. sp.
Hulitherium thomasetti n. gen. n. sp. Flannery and Plane 1986