Curramulka Quarry (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.7° S, 137.7° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° S, 137.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fissure fill; lithology not reported

• fissure fill(s) in Lower Cambrian limestones (Parara Limestone)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: South Australia Museum (SAM)

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 135983: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.11.2012, edited by Torsten Liebrecht

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• The Wonambi specimen was “collected by J.A. McNamara 5/5/97” from “fissure fill RF95” (Scanlon, 2005).
Reptilia
 Squamata - Madtsoiidae
Wonambi naracoortensis Smith 1976 snake
SAM P40158: “anterior portion of right maxilla and numerous badly worn vertebral fragments”
Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
"Sthenurus atlas" = Macropus atlas, "Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah
"Sthenurus atlas" = Macropus atlas Owen 1838 kangaroo
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah Owen 1874 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo
Sthenurus stirlingi Wells and Tedford 1995 short-faced kangaroo
Metasthenurus newtonae Prideaux 2000 short-faced kangaroo
Simosthenurus baileyi Prideaux and Wells 1998 short-faced kangaroo
Simosthenurus maddocki Wells and Murray 1979 short-faced kangaroo
Simosthenurus occidentalis Glauert 1910 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon rapha Owen 1874 short-faced kangaroo