Bone Cove (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Wellington Caves

Where: New South Wales, Australia (31.6° S, 148.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.3° S, 148.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Archer and T. Flannery. 1985. Revision of the Extinct Gigantic Rat Kangaroos (Potoroidae: Marsupialia), with Description of a New Miocene Genus and Species and a New Pleistocene Species of Propleopus. Journal of Paleontology 59(6):1331-1349 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135747: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 06.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia -
Propleopus wellingtonensis n. sp. Archer and Flannery 1985 diprotodont marsupial
Simosthenurus brachyselenis n. sp. Prideaux and Wells 1997 short-faced kangaroo