UCMP Locality V-5857 (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as west side of Lake Pitikanta

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.3° S, 138.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 134.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Unit 2 Member (Etadunna Formation), Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by R.A. Stirton and R.H. Tedford in 1961

Primary reference: B. Rauscher. 1987. Priscileo pitikantensis, a new genus and species of thylacoleonid marsupial (Marsupialia: Thylacoleonidae) from the Miocene Etaduma formation, South Australia. In M. Archer (ed.), Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution 2:423-432 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137261: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.12.2012, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudinata - Meiolaniidae
Meiolaniidae indet. Lydekker 1887 turtle
UCMP 61018, elements of a single individual
Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae
Priscileo pitikantensis n. gen. n. sp.
Priscileo pitikantensis n. gen. n. sp. Rauscher 1987 diprotodont marsupial