South Site (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (37.3° S, 144.7° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° S, 144.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Museum Vicotria (NMV)

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 135919: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 12.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah Owen 1874 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo
Simosthenurus maddocki Wells and Murray 1979 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon gilli Merriless 1965 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon rapha Owen 1874 short-faced kangaroo