Site 8 (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Cooper Creek

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.4° S, 137.7° E: paleocoordinates 29.1° S, 137.5° 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 UCMP

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 135978: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

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 baileyi Prideaux and Wells 1998 short-faced kangaroo