Phosphate Mine (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Wellingtone Cave

Where: New South Wales, Australia (32.6° S, 148.9° E: paleocoordinates 33.3° S, 148.8° 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 136115: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 19.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
"Sthenurus atlas" = Macropus atlas
"Sthenurus atlas" = Macropus atlas Owen 1838 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Procoptodon williamsi Prideaux 2004 short-faced kangaroo