Possum Cave (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (37.1° S, 140.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° S, 140.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: South Australian Museum (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 136771: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 04.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia -
Procoptodon browneorum Merriless 1968 short-faced kangaroo