Paine Quarry (Miocene of Australia)

Also known as Alcoota Station

Where: Northern Territory, Australia (23.7° S, 133.9° E: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 132.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Alacoota fauna mammal zone, Wite Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Kutjumarpu Local Fauna

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. O. Woodburne in 1964

Primary reference: G. J. Prideaux. 2004. Systematics and evolution of the sthenurine kangaroos. In S. W. Awramik, A. Barnosky, J. A. Doyle, M. L. Droser, P. M. Sadler (eds.), UC Publications in Geological Sciences, University of California Press 146:1-623 [G. Prideaux/G. Gully/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135762: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 07.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia -
Hadronomas puckridgi n. gen. n. sp.
Hadronomas puckridgi n. gen. n. sp. Woodburne 1967 short-faced kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae
Wakaleo alacootaensis2 diprotodont marsupial
 Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae
Thylacinus poten1 Tasmanian wolf