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Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum

Mammalia - Peramelemorphia

Taxonomy
Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum was named by Chamberlain et al. (2015). Its type specimen is UCMP100275, a mandible (right dentary with m2–4 and alveoli for c1, p1–3 and m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Leaf locality, Lake Ngapakaldi, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Wipajiri Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum Chamberlain et al. p. 3 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
orderPeramelemorphiaAmeghino 1889
suborderPerameloidea
genusKutjamarcoot
speciesbrevirostrum

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.

Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum Chamberlain et al. 2015
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-09-07 09:16:13
Modified: 2011-04-27 20:22:07
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Lillegraven 1979, Clemens 1979, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Hopson 1973

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Oligocene to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 28.40000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oligocene - Early/Lower Miocene28.4 - 15.97Australia (South Australia) Kutjamarcoot brevirostrum (type locality: 13313)