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Phascolonus

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Vombatidae

Taxonomy
Phascolonus was named by Owen (1872). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Phascolomyidae by Lydekker (1894) and Pocock (1921); and to Vombatidae by Wells (1989) and McKenna and Bell (1997).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Phascolonus Owen
1894Phascolonus Lydekker p. 265
1921Phascolonus Pocock p. 606
1989Phascolonus Wells
1997Phascolonus McKenna and Bell

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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
familyVombatidaeBurnett 1829
genusPhascolonusOwen 1872

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: scansorialf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:10
Modified: 2005-06-08 12:11:10
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Lillegraven 1979, Clemens 1979, Carroll 1988, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Pliocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 5.33300 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Australia (Queensland) P. lemleyi (182159)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Australia (New South Wales) P. gigas (182916)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Australia (Victoria) P. sp. (182150)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Australia (New South Wales) P. magnus (182843)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia (South Australia) P. sp. (182002)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) P. gigas (135981)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) P. gigas (181761) P. sp. (182108)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) P. sp. (194845)