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Macropus (Osphranter) robustus altus

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

Taxonomy
Phascolagus altus was named by Owen (1874). It is extant.

It was recombined as Macropus altus by Lydekker (1894); it was recombined as Macropus (Osphranter) robustus altus by Dawson and Flannery (1985).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Phascolagus altus Owen p. 359
1894Macropus altus Lydekker p. 255
1985Macropus (Osphranter) robustus altus Dawson and Flannery p. 488

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
orderDiprotodontiaOwen 1866
familyMacropodidae
subfamilyMacropodinae
genusMacropusShaw 1790
subgenusOsphranter(Gould 1842)
speciesrobustus(Gould 1841)
subspeciesaltus(Owen 1874)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: saltatorialg
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 14:34:36
Modified: 2012-05-14 23:34:36
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Lillegraven 1979, Bassarova et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Middle Pleistocene or 0.78100 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Macropus altus (96015)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Australia (Queensland) Macropus altus (183095)