UCMP Locality V-5774 (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as UCS RV-7239, west side of Lake Pitikanta

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.3° S, 138.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 134.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Unit 2 Member (Etadunna Formation), Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by South Australian Museum and University of California in 1958

Primary reference: J. A. Case. 1984. A New Genus of Potoroinae (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from the Miocene Ngapakaldi Local Fauna, South Australia, and a Definition of the Potoroinae. Journal of Paleontology 58(4):1074-1086 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135689: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 02.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia -
Purtia mosaicus n. gen. n. sp.
Purtia mosaicus n. gen. n. sp. Case 1984 diprotodont marsupial