Camel Swamp Yard (Pliocene of Australia)

Also known as Warburton River

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.0° S, 137.7° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 137.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pompaillina Member (Tirari Formation), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Richard H. Tedford and Roderick T. Wells in 2000

• South Australia Muesum (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 136514: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 29.11.2012, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia -
Simosthenurus tirarensis Prideaux 2004 short-faced kangaroo
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Euowenia grata De Vis 1891 diprotodont marsupial