Lake Colac (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Victoria, Australia (38.3° S, 143.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° S, 143.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. J. Price. 2008. Taxonomy and palaeobiology of the largest-ever marsupial, Diprotodon Owen, 1838 (Diprotodontidae, Marsupialia). Zoological Journal Linnean Society 153:369-397 [L. van den Hoek Ostende/L. van den Hoek Ostende/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137628: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
"Diprotodon annextans" = Diprotodon optatum, "Diprotodon longiceps n. sp." = Diprotodon optatum
"Diprotodon annextans" = Diprotodon optatum Owen 1838 diprotodont marsupial
"Diprotodon longiceps n. sp." = Diprotodon optatum Owen 1838 diprotodont marsupial