UCR RV-8505 (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as Perikoala Max. Locality

Where: South Australia, Australia (28.8° S, 138.4° E: paleocoordinates 41.6° S, 134.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• More info may be given in Archer 1976

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Woodburne in 1985

Collection methods: sieve,

Primary reference: M. O. Woodburne, R. H. Tedford, M. Archer and N. S. Pledge. 1987. Madakoala, A new genus and two species of Miocene Koala (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from South Australia, and a new species of Perikoala. In M. Archer (ed.), Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution 1:293-317 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137262: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 13.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae
Perikoala robustus Woodburne et al. 1987 koala