Family Potoroinae Gray 1821 (diprotodont marsupial)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Potoroinae

Alternative spelling: Potoroidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Macropodoidea according to G. J. Prideaux 2004

See also Burk et al. 1998, Flannery et al. 1982, Flannery and Archer 1987, Gray 1821, Nowak 1991 and Pocock 1921

Sister taxa: Balbaridae, Balbarinae, Bulungamayinae, Hypsiprymnodontidae, Ngamaroo, Propleopinae, Sthenurinae

Subtaxa: Aepyprymnus Bettongia Bettongini Borungaboodie Caloprymnus Gumardee Milliyowi Palaeopotorous Potoroini Potorous Wakiewakie

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (31 collections), Qatar (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 40 collections including 88 occurrences

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