Phascolonus Owen 1872 (wombat)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Vombatidae

Parent taxon: Vombatidae according to R. T. Wells 1989

See also Lydekker 1894, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Pocock 1921

Sister taxa: Lasiorhinus, Nimbavombatus, Phascolomys, Ramsayia, Rhizophascolonus, Vombatus, Warendja

Subtaxa: Phascolonus gigas Phascolonus lemleyi

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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