Simosthenurus occidentalis Glauert 1910 (short-faced kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia

Belongs to Simosthenurus according to Glauert 1910

Sister taxa: Simosthenurus antiquus, Simosthenurus baileyi, Simosthenurus brachyselenis, Simosthenurus euryskaphus, Simosthenurus maddocki, Simosthenurus pales, Simosthenurus tirarensis

Type specimen: WAM 60.10.2, a maxilla (left and right adult dentaries). Its type locality is Mammoth Cave, which is in a Pleistocene/Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (57 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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