Scotchtown Cave (Pleistocene of Australia)

Also known as near Smithton

Where: Tasmania, Australia (40.8° S, 145.1° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° S, 145.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Queen Victoria Museum (QVM)

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 136224: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 23.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia -
Metasthenurus newtonae Prideaux 2000 short-faced kangaroo
Simosthenurus occidentalis Glauert 1910 short-faced kangaroo