The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Sthenurus oreas De Vis, 1895

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Procoptodon oreas De Vis, 1895; Simosthenurus oreas De Vis, 1895

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

F31026 (Dawson, 1985:66)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

De Vis, Charles W. (1895). A review of the fossil jaws of the Macropodidae in the Queensland Museum. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. W. (2) 10: 75-133, pIs 14-18.

 

Other references:

Archer, Michael "Mike". (1978). Quaternary vertebrate faunas from the Texas Caves of southeastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 19(1): 61-109.

Dawson, Lyndall. (1985). Marsupial fossils from Wellington Caves, New South Wales; the historic and scientific significance of the collections in the Australia Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 37(2): 55-69.

Dawson, L. and Augee, M. L. (1997). The late Quaternary sediments and fossil cave vertebrate fauna from Cathedral Cave, Wellington Caves, New South Wales. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 117: 51-78.

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.

Prideaux, Gavin J. (2004). Systematics and evolution of the sthenurine kangaroos. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 146:i±xviii, 1±623.

Tedford, R. H. (1966). A review of the macropodid genus Sthenurus. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 57: 1-72.

 

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