Fig Tree Site (Oligocene to of Australia)

Also known as Riversleigh

Where: Queensland, Australia (19.1° S, 138.7° E: paleocoordinates 31.9° S, 134.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Faunal Zone A zone, ? Etadunna Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UQ

Primary reference: S. J. Hand, M. Archer, H. Godthelp, T.H. Rich, and N. S. Pledge. 1993. Nimbadon, a new genus and three new species of Tertiary zygomaturines (Marsupialia: Diprotodontidae) from northern Australia, with a reassessment of Neohelos. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 33(1):193-210 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137792: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 19.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
Nimbadon scottorrorum n. sp. Hand et al. 1993 diprotodont marsupial