The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Troposodon minor Owen, 1877

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 107 ± 18 ka (Price et al. 2011)

 

Distribution

Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

F31012 (Dawson, 1985:66)
UCMP 45149 (Dawson, 1985:66)
UCMP 45192 (Dawson, 1985:66)

 

Media

 

 

References

Armand, L., Ride, W. D. L. and Taylor, G. (2000). The stratigraphy and palaeontology of Teapot Creek, MacLaughlin River, NSW. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 122: 101-121.

Bartholomai, A. 1978. The Macropodidae (Marsupialia) from the Allingham Fm., northern Queensland; results of the Ray E. Lemley expedition, Part 2. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 18: 127-143.

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.

Flannery, T. F., and M. Archer. 1983. Revision of the genus Troposodon Bartholomai (Macropodidae: Marsupialia). Alcheringa 7: 263-279.

Molnar, R. E., and C. Kurz. 1997. The distribution of Pleistocene vertebrates on the eastern Darling Downs, based on the Queensland Museum collections. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 117: 107-134.

Price G. J., and I. H. Sobbe. 2005. Pleistocene palaeoecology and environmental change on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 51: 171-201.

Price G., Webb G. 2006 Late Pleistocene sedimentology, taphonomy and megafauna extinction on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 53(6), 947-970.

Price, G. J., Webb G.E., Zhao J.-x., Feng Y.-x., Murray A.S., Cooke B.N., Hocknull S.A., Sobbe I.H. (2011). Dating megafaunal extinction on the Pleistocene Darling Downs, eastern Australia: The promise and pitfalls of dating as a test of extinction hypotheses. Quat. Sci. Rev. 30(7-8): 899-914.

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

Smith F.A., Lyons S.K., Ernest S.K.M., Jones K.E., Kaufman D.M., Dayan T., Marquet P.A., Brown J.H., Haskell J.P. 2003 Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84(12), 3403-3403.

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.

 

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