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Phascolarctos stirtoni

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae

Taxonomy
Phascolarctos stirtoni was named by Bartholomai (1968). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cement Mills (near Gore), which is in a Pleistocene/Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Phascolarctos stirtoni Bartholomai

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
orderDiprotodontiaOwen 1866
suborderVombatiformesBurnett 1830
familyPhascolarctidaeOwen 1839
genusPhascolarctosde Blainville 1816
speciesstirtoniBartholomai 1968

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: arborealg
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 14:27:25
Modified: 2012-05-14 23:27:25
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Lillegraven 1979, Bassarova et al. 2009, Clemens 1979, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Pleistocene to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 2.58800 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pliocene - Middle Pleistocene5.333 - 0.126Australia (Queensland) Phascolarctos stirtoni (136787)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia ( New South Wales) Phascolarctos stirtoni (182621)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) Phascolarctos stirtoni (type locality: 136730)