Bow Local Fauna (Pliocene to of Australia)

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.1° S, 150.2° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° S, 149.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Pliocene to Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Muirhead, L. Dawson, and M. Archer. 1997. Perameles bowensis, a new species of Perameles (Peramelemorphia, Marsupialia) from Pliocene faunas of Bow and Wellington Caves, New South Wales. Proceedings of The Linnean Society of New South Wales 117:163-174 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135691: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 02.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Peramelemorphia - Peramelidae
Perameles bowensis Muirhead et al. 1997 long-nosed bandicoot
 Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae
Dasyurus dunmalli Bartholomai 1971 quoll