Marmor Quarry (Pleistocene of Australia)

Where: Queensland, Australia (23.7° S, 150.4° E: paleocoordinates 24.4° S, 150.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: H. A. Longman. 1924. Some Queensland fossil vertebrates. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(1):16-28 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138403: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 17.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Varanidae
"Megalania prisca" = Varanus prisca
"Megalania prisca" = Varanus prisca Owen 1859 monitor lizard
Single vertebra
 Diprotodontia - Vombatidae
Phascolomys sp. Illiger 1811 wombat
Abraded teeth
 Diprotodontia - Macropodidae
Macropus sp. Shaw 1790 kangaroo
Molar series
Macropus anak Owen 1859 kangaroo
Molar fragments
 Diprotodontia - Diprotodontidae
"Diprotodon australis" = Diprotodon optatum
"Diprotodon australis" = Diprotodon optatum Owen 1838 diprotodont marsupial
Incomplete molar teeth and a vertebra
 Diprotodontia - Phalangeridae
Trichosurus sp. Lesson 1828 brushtail possum
Incomplete left madible
 Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae
Thylacoleo carnifex Owen 1859 diprotodont marsupial
Incomplete lower carnassial, calcaneum