Superfamily Macropodoidea Gray 1821 (diprotodont marsupial)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Phalangerida according to M. Munemasa et al. 2006

See also Flannery and Archer 1987

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Balbaridae Balbarinae Bulungamayinae Hypsiprymnodontidae Ngamaroo Potoroinae Propleopinae Sthenurinae

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Type: Macropodinae

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (197 collections), Qatar (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (6)

• Pliocene of Australia (12)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene of Australia (19)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (5)

• Oligocene of Australia (3)

Total: 245 collections including 514 occurrences

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