Sthenurus Owen 1874 (short-faced kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia

Parent taxon: Sthenurinae according to G. J. Prideaux 2004

See also Lydekker 1894 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Hadronomas, Lagostrophus, Metasthenurus, Procoptodon, Simosthenurini, Troposodon

Subtaxa: Sthenurus andersoni Sthenurus murrayi Sthenurus notabilis Sthenurus stirlingi Sthenurus tindalei

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (76 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (6)

Total: 84 collections including 96 occurrences

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