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Diprotodontidae

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Diprotodontidae Gill
1883Chronozoon De Vis
1883Chronozoon australae De Vis
1885Chronozoon australe Woodward p. 424
1889Diprotodontidae Cope p. 876
1891Diprotodontidae Flower and Lydekker p. 89
1894Diprotodontidae Lydekker p. 261
1898Chronozoon Trouessart p. 1006
1904Chronozoon Trouessart p. 751
1904Chronozoon australe Trouessart p. 751
1921Diprotodontidae Pocock p. 606
1997Diprotodontidae McKenna and Bell
2015Diprotodontidae Mackness et al. p. 165

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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
superfamilyPhascolomyoidea
familyDiprotodontidaeGill 1872
familyDiprotodontidaeGill 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: 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, Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Chattian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 28.10000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (120 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03Australia (South Australia) Diprotodontidae indet. (182913)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Australia (Northern Territory) Diprotodontidae indet. (182619)
Late/Upper Oligocene - Early/Lower Miocene28.4 - 15.97Australia (Queensland) Nimbadon scottorrorum (137792)
Late/Upper Oligocene - Middle Miocene28.4 - 11.608Australia (South Australia) Raemeotherium yatkolai (45652 51412)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (46166)
Early/Lower Miocene - Middle Miocene23.03 - 11.608Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (51330)
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon opatum (183097)
Miocene - Holocene23.03 - 0.0Australia (Victoria) Diprotodon optatum (182835)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Australia (South Australia) Neohelos tirarensis (182036)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Australia (Queensland) Bematherium sp., Zygomaturinae indet. (182955) Neohelos tirarensis (183096) Nimbadon lavarackorum (53951 137790 182097)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Australia (Northern Territory) Nimbadon whitelawi (137791)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (182910)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (Northern Territory) Kolopsis yperus (135707)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (Queensland) Neohelos sp. (68775)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Kolopsis torus, Zygomaturus gilli (46167)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Australia (Queensland) Euowenia grata (183264)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Australia (South Australia) Diprotodontidae indet., Meniscolophus sp. (182915)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (70556) Diprotodontidae indet., Zygomaturinae indet. (51328) Zygomaturus sp. (70559)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Australia (South Australia) Zygomaturus sp. (50343)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon sp. (182842) Euowenia grata (135663) Euryzygoma dunense, Euowenia sp. (182916) Zygomaturus sp. (95862)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Australia (Queensland) Diprotodontidae indet. (138404) Euowenia grata (183100)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Australia (South Australia) Raemeotherium sp. (182109)
Zanclean - Piacenzian5.333 - 2.588Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet., Zygomaturus sp. (70572)
Early/Lower Pliocene - Middle Pleistocene5.333 - 0.126Australia (Queensland) Diprotodon sp., Euowenia grata (13318)
Early/Lower Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon australis, Diprotodon optatum (136725)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) Kukaodonta robusta (135668)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea (Morobe) Nototherium watutense (137781)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Diprotodon optatum (181784)
Pliocene - Quaternary5.333 - 0.0New Caledonia Zygomaturus diahotensis (137793)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Papua New Guinea (Morobe) Kolopsis rotundus, Kolopsoides cultridens (36266)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Australia (South Australia) Euowenia grata (136514)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Australia (Victoria) Zygomaturus sp. (182150)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (70578)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodontidae indet. (182843)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Australia (Victoria) Zygomaturus sp. (182151)
Piacenzian - Calabrian3.6 - 0.781Australia (Victoria) Diprotodontidae indet. (70576)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon sp. (136155)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia (South Australia) Diprotodontidae indet. (182002)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia ( New South Wales) Zygomaturus sp., Diprotodon optatum (182621)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea (Irian Jaya) Maokopia ronaldi (137789) Zygomaturus nimborensis (137787)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) Diprotodon australis (138403) Diprotodon optatum (143748) Diprotodon optatus (95863) Diprotodon sp. (28422 135912 135917 136724 137631 137632 137633 137636 137637 137639 137640 137642 137643 137644 137646) Euryzygoma dunense (138401) Euryzygoma dunense, Diprotodon australis (188748)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea Nototherium watutense (182923)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon bennettii (137655) Diprotodon indet. (182965) Diprotodon loderi (137654) Diprotodon sp. (96015 137625 137627 137647 137648 137649 137650 137651) Diprotodontidae indet. (182108) Nototherium mitchelli, Diprotodon optatum (181761) Zygomaturus trilobus, Diprotodon optatum (96019)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Diprotodon sp. (135981 136151 136765 137629 137630 182820) Zygomaturus trilobus (136159 181305) Zygomaturus trilobus, Diprotodon optatum (28298 136076)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (Victoria) Diprotodon annextans, Diprotodon longiceps (137628) Diprotodon optatum, Diprotodon longiceps (70580) Diprotodon sp. (70581 136735 137634 137635) Diprotodontidae indet. (70579) Diprotodontidae indet., Diprotodon sp., Diprotodon longiceps (70582)
Quaternary2.588 - 0.0Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon optatum (181307)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Australia (South Australia) Diprotodon sp. (182110)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) Diprotodon sp. (136726) Diprotodontidae indet. (183080) Euowenia sp., Diprotodon optatum (194845)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Zygomaturus trilobus (136075)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Diprotodon sp. (136515)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Tasmania) Zygomaturus trilobus (182960)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Victoria) Diprotodon sp. (137624 137626) Diprotodon sp., Zygomaturus trilobus (182001)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Victoria) Diprotodon sp. (92836)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Zygomaturus trilobus (182957)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Australia (Queensland) Diprotodon sp. (137623)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Australia (South Australia) Zygomaturus trilobus (136172)