Last Tree Cave (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Western Australia, Australia (30.9° S, 130.5° E: paleocoordinates 31.6° S, 130.2° 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 WAM

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 136112: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 19.11.2012, edited by Nicholas Visalden

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
Bohra illuminata n. sp., "Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah
Bohra illuminata n. sp. Prideaux and Warburton 2008 kangaroo
"Procoptodon goliah" = Macropus goliah Owen 1874 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus andersoni Marcus 1962 short-faced kangaroo
Sthenurus tindalei Tedford 1966 short-faced kangaroo
Metasthenurus newtonae Prideaux 2000 short-faced kangaroo
Procoptodon williamsi Prideaux 2004 short-faced kangaroo