Potorous Desmarest 1804 (potoroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Potoroinae

Parent taxon: Potoroinae according to A. Burk et al. 1998

See also Gray 1825, Lundelius and Turnbull 1984, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Pocock 1921

Sister taxa: Aepyprymnus, Bettongia, Bettongini, Borungaboodie, Caloprymnus, Gumardee, Milliyowi, Palaeopotorous, Potoroini, Wakiewakie

Subtaxa: Potorous longipes Potorous platyops Potorous tridactylus

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Ecology: saltatorial herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (16 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 17 collections including 24 occurrences

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