Malkuni Waterhole (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.4° S, 137.7° E: paleocoordinates 28.4° S, 137.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Katipiri Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Rodrick T. Wells and Richard H. Tedford in 1980

• South Australia Museum (SAM) and Flinders University (FU)

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 135977: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah Owen 1874 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo
Sthenurus tindalei Tedford 1966 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon williamsi n. sp. Prideaux 2004 short-faced kangaroo