Fisherman's Cliff (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as Moorna Station

Where: New South Wales, Australia (34.1° S, 141.6° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 141.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Moorna Sandstone Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: National Museum of Victoria (NMV)

Primary reference: M. Archer and T. H. Rich. 1982. Results of the Ray E. Lemley expeditions. Wakaleo alcootaensis n. sp. (Thylacoleonidae, Marsupialia, A new marsupial lion from the Miocene of the Northern Territory with a consideration of early radiation in the family. In M. Archer (ed.), Carnivorous Marsupials 2:495-510 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136155: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 20.11.2012, edited by Margot Nelson

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Vombatidae
Lasiorhinus sp.3 Gray 1863 hairy-nosed wombat
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
Macropodidae indet.3 Gray 1821 kangaroo
 Diprotodontia -
Sthenurus tindalei2 Tedford 1966 short-faced kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Diprotodon sp.3 Owen 1838 diprotodont marsupial
 Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae
Dasyuridae indet.3 Goldfuss 1820 marsupial
Sarcophilus moornaensis Crabb 1982 Tasmanian devil
Dasyurus hallucatus1 Gould 1842 northern quoll