Thylacoleo Owen 1852 (diprotodont marsupial)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae

Parent taxon: Thylacoleonidae according to R. I. Pocock 1921

See also Dawson et al. 1999, Lydekker 1894, Marshall 1974 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Priscileo, Wakaleo

Subtaxa: Thylacoleo carnifex Thylacoleo crassidentatus

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (25 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene to Holocene of Australia (1)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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