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Perameles wilkinsonorum

Mammalia - Peramelemorphia - Peramelidae

Taxonomy
Perameles wilkinsonorum was named by Travouillon et al. (2017). Its type specimen is QM F30581, a mandible (partial left dentary with broken m2, m3, and broken m4), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Perameles wilkinsonorum Travouillon et al. p. 7 figs. Fig. 6

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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
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
orderPeramelemorphiaAmeghino 1889
suborderPerameloidea
familyPeramelidaeGray 1825
genusPeramelesGeoffroy 1804
specieswilkinsonorum

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.

Perameles wilkinsonorum Travouillon et al. 2017
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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
K. J. Travouillon et al. 2017Perameles wilkinsonorum differs from all other species of Perameles in having a well-developed anterior cingulum on M2 that is connected to the talon. It differs from all species of Perameles except P. nasuta in having the postmetaconulecrista ending on the posterior flank of the metacone on M3.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: omnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 14:37:55
Modified: 2012-05-14 23:37:55
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hopson 1973, Hendy et al. 2009, Bassarova et al. 2009, Clemens 1979, Nowak 1991, Lillegraven 1979, Carroll 1988

Age range: Early/Lower Pliocene or 5.33300 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Australia (Queensland) Perameles wilkinsonorum (13318)