Sthenurus orientalis Tedford, 1966
Oriental kangaroo (proposed)
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: Late Pleistocene
Biology & Ecology
Holotype: F10201 (Dawson, 1985:66)
Original scientific description:
Tedford, R. H. (1966). A review of the macropodid genus Sthenurus. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 57: 1-72.
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.
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.