The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Macropus cooperi Owen, 1874

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Osphranter cooperi Owen, 1874

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/object.php?irn=1065076&QueryPage=%2Fresults.php

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Owen, Richard. (1874). On the fossil mammals of Australia. Part VIII. Family Macropodidae: Genera Macropus, Osphranter, Phascolagus, .Sthenurus, and Protemnodon. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. 164: 245-87, pls 20-7.

 

Other references:

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1975). Index to the genera and species of fossil Mammalia described from Australia and New Guinea between 1838 and 1968. Western Australian Museum Special Publication 6: 1-250.

Marshall, L. G. and Corruccini, R. S. (1978). Variability, evolutionary rates, and allometry in dwarfing lineages. Paleobiology 4: 101-119. [Abstract]

 

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