Gowrie (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (26.2° S, 146.3° E: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 146.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UQ

• Queensland Museum (QM)

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 135912: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 12.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon pusio n. sp. Owen 1874 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon browneorum Merriless 1968 short-faced kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Diprotodon sp. Owen 1838 diprotodont marsupial