Site B, Lake Pinpa (Oligocene to of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (31.2° S, 140.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 137.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Namba Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 11.6 Ma)

• top of unnamed member 1

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; claystone

• illite and kaolinite clays

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: R. H. Tedford and M. O. Woodburne. 1987. The Ilardiidae, a new family of vombatiformes marsupials from Miocene strata of South Australia and an evolution of the homology of molar cusps in the diprotodontia. In M. Archer (ed.), Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evoultion 2:401-418 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137258: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Ilariidae
Ilaria illumidens Tedford and Woodburne 1987 diprotodont marsupial