UCMP Locality V-6213 (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as UCR RV-7231, eastern side of Lake Ngapakaldi

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.3° S, 138.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 134.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Unit 3 Member (Wipajiri Formation), Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by South Australian Museum and University of California in 1971

Primary reference: M. O. Woodburne. 1984. Wakiewakie lawsoni, a New Genus and Species of Potoroinae (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) of Medial Miocene Age, South Australia. Journal of Paleontology 58(4):1062-1073 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135688: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 02.11.2012, edited by Philip Mannion and Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudinata - Meiolaniidae
Meiolaniidae indet.1 Lydekker 1887 turtle
UCMP 84682, cervical rib
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Australosuchus clarkae2 Willis and Molnar 1991 crocodile
UCMP 88192 (jugal and quadratojugal) and UCMP 71396 (left premaxilla and maxilla)
 Diprotodontia - Potoroinae
Wakiewakie lawsoni n. gen. n. sp.
Wakiewakie lawsoni n. gen. n. sp. Woodburne 1984 diprotodont marsupial