Neville's Garden Site (Miocene of Australia)

Also known as Riversleigh

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.0° S, 138.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.7° S, 133.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Early Miocene based on Woodhead et al. (2014)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Queensland Museum palaeontological collection

Primary reference: J. Muirhead. 1992. A specialised thylacinid, Thylacinus macknessi, (Marsupialia: Thylacinidae) from Miocene deposits of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Australian Mammalogy 15:67-76 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135708: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 05.11.2012, edited by Torsten Liebrecht, Roger Close, Mark Uhen, Terri Cleary and Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Pythonidae
Morelia riversleighensis4 Smith and Plane 1985 python
QMF 23130 (anterior part of small left dentary)
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
Pygopus hortulanus n. sp.3 Hutchinson 1997 gecko
QMF 16875, a right dentary
Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae
Nimiokoala greystanesi n. sp.1 Black and Archer 1997 koala
QMF30482; QMF30512; QMF23026; QMF24232; QMF242672; QMF24233; QMF20901; QMF29624; QMF30488; QMF30489; QMF24266; QMF24265; QMF20903
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
Ganguroo bilamina5 Cooke 1997 kangaroo
QM F24190, right dentary with broken m2, m3, QM F19987, left maxilla with M1-3, QM F23202, left maxilla with M1-4
Cookeroo hortusensis n. sp.2 Butler et al. 2016 kangaroo
 Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae
Barinya wangala n. gen. n. sp.6
Barinya wangala n. gen. n. sp.6 Wroe 1999 marsupial
 Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae
Thylacinus macknessi n. gen. n. sp.
Thylacinus macknessi n. gen. n. sp. Muirhead 1992 Tasmanian wolf