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Sarcophilus laniarius dixonae Werdelin, 1987

Dixon's devil (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sarcophilus harrisii dixonae Wendelin, 1987

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Victoria, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Type locality: Mt. Hamilton, Victoria, Australia

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Werdelin, L. (1987). Some observations on Sarcophilus laniarius and the evolution of Sarcophilus. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston 90: 1-27. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 59]

Piper, Katarzyna J. (2007). Early Pleistocene mammals from the Nelson Bay local fauna, Portland, Victoria, Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2): 492-503. https://doi.org/10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[492:EPMFTN]2.0.CO;2

 

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