Alcoota Scientific Reserve (Miocene of Australia)

Also known as Alcoota Station

Where: Northern Territory, Australia (22.9° S, 134.9° E: paleocoordinates 28.5° S, 133.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Watie Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Alcoota Local Fauna

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Museus and Art Gallery of Northern Territory

Primary reference: P. Murray and D. Megirian. 2000. Two new genera and three new species of Thylacinidae (Marsupialia) from the Miocene of the Northern Territory, Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Arl Galleries of the Northern Terrilory 16:145-162 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135707: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 05.11.2012, edited by Joshua Joo and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Baru "n. sp."3 Willis et al. 1990 crocodile
NTM P5335, 912, 6515 and 6319
 Diprotodontia -
Hadronomas puckridgi1 Woodburne 1967 short-faced kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Kolopsis yperus n. sp.2 Murray et al. 1993 diprotodont marsupial
 Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae
Tyarrpecinus rothi n. gen. n. sp.
Tyarrpecinus rothi n. gen. n. sp. Murray and Megirian 2000 thylacine