King's Creek (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.9° S, 151.9° E: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 151.8° 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 135914: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 12.11.2012, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudinata - Meiolaniidae
"Meiolania oweni n. sp." = Ninjemys oweni
"Meiolania oweni n. sp." = Ninjemys oweni Woodward 1888 turtle
BMNH R391, skull
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo