Subfamily Macropodinae Gray 1821 (kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

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: Macropodidae according to G. J. Prideaux 2004

See also Burk et al. 1998, Dawson and Flannery 1985, Dawson et al. 1999, Flannery 1989, Flannery et al. 1989, Pocock 1921 and Prideaux and Warburton 2008

Sister taxa: Cookeroo, Dorcopsoides, Ganguroo, Lagostrophinae, Leptosiagon, Nambarinae, Pachysiagon, Palorchestes, Rhizosthenurus, Synaptodon, Triclis, Troposodon, Acrobata

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

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Type: Macropus

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (94 collections), Canada (1: New Brunswick), Qatar (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (6)

• Pliocene of Australia (18), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene to Holocene of Australia (1)

• Neogene of Australia (1)

Total: 124 collections including 293 occurrences

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