Vombatus Saint-Hillaire 1803 (common wombat)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Vombatidae

Synonym: Opossum Perry 1810

Parent taxon: Vombatidae according to M. S. Y. Springer et al. 1994

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wells 1989

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

Subtaxa: Vombatus ursinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (17 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene to Holocene of Australia (1)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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