Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum Chamberlain et al. 2015 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Peramelemorphia

Full reference: P. M. Chamberlain, K. J. Travouillon, M. Archer and S. J. Hand. 2015. Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum gen. et sp. nov., a new short-snouted, early Miocene bandicoot (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia) from the Kutjamarpu Local Fauna (Wipajiri Formation) in South Australia. Alcheringa 40:1-10

Belongs to Kutjamarcoot according to P. M. Chamberlain et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP100275, a mandible (right dentary with m2–4 and alveoli for c1, p1–3 and m1). Its type locality is Leaf locality, Lake Ngapakaldi, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Wipajiri Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution: found only at Leaf locality, Lake Ngapakaldi

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