Protemnodon Owen 1874 (kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

Parent taxon: Macropodinae according to L. Dawson et al. 1999

See also Flannery et al. 1989 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Baringa, Bohra, Congruus, Dendrolagini, Dendrolagus, Dorcopsis, Dorcopsulus, Halmaturus odin, Kurrabi, Lagorchestes, Macropus, Macropus affinis, Macropus piltonensis, Onychogalea, Osphranter gouldi, Peradorcas, Prionotemnus, Setonix, Silvaroo, Thylogale, Wallabia, Watutia

Subtaxa: Protemnodon anak Protemnodon bandharr Protemnodon brehus Protemnodon buloloensis Protemnodon devisi Protemnodon hopei

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Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (23 collections), Qatar (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (11), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene to Holocene of Australia (1)

Total: 39 collections including 51 occurrences

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