Wakiewakie lawsoni Woodburne 1984 (diprotodont marsupial)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Potoroinae

Full reference: M. O. Woodburne. 1984. Wakiewakie lawsoni, a New Genus and Species of Potoroinae (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) of Medial Miocene Age, South Australia. Journal of Paleontology 58(4):1062-1073

Belongs to Wakiewakie according to Woodburne 1984

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM P17897, a mandible (left mandible lacking the ascending ramus and angle, with partial alveolus for I1, P3, M1-M3 present.). Its type locality is UCMP Locality V-6213, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Wipajiri Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore-insectivore


• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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