The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Paludirex gracilis (Willis & Molnar, 1997)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pallimnarchus gracilis Willis & Molnar, 1997 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene (Ristevski et al., 2020)

 

Distribution

eastern Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Willis, P. M. A. and Molnar, Ralph E. (1997). Identification of large reptilian teeth from Plio–Pleistocene deposits of Australia. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 130(3-4): 79-92.

 

Other references:

Dodson, John et al. (1993). Humans and megafauna in a late Pleistocene environment from Cuddie Springs, north western New South Wales. Archaeology in Oceania 28(2): 94-99.

Ristevski J, Yates AM, Price GJ, Molnar RE, Weisbecker V, Salisbury SW. (2020). Australia’s prehistoric ‘swamp king’: revision of the Plio-Pleistocene crocodylian genus Pallimnarchus de Vis, 1886. PeerJ 8:e10466 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10466

Sobbe IH, Price GJ, Knezour RA. 2013. A ziphodont crocodile from the late Pleistocene King Creek catchment, Darling Downs, Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum-Nature 56(2):601-606

 

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