Diarcodon parvus Stephenson, 1963:622



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct or invalid

Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: F50099






Original scientific description:

Stephenson, N. G. (1963). Growth gradients among fossil monotremes and marsupials. Palaeontology 6(4): 615-624.


Other references:

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.

Stephenson, N. G. (1964). On fossil giant wombats and the identity of Sceparnodon ramsayi. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 142: 537-546. [Abstract]


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