Thylogale sp. nov. 'New Guinea'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Thylogale cf. brunii


Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene



New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Flannery, Timothy F. (1992). Taxonomic revision of the Thylogale brunii complex (Macropodidae: Marsupialia) in Melanesia, with description of a new species. Australian Mammalogy 15: 7-23.

Flannery, Timothy F. (1995). Mammals of New Guinea. Australian Museum/Reed New Holland, Sydney.

Flannery, Timothy F. (1999). The Pleistocene mammal fauna of Kelangurr Cave, central montane Irian Jaya, Indonesia. In: Baynes, Alexander and Long, John A. (eds.). Papers in vertebrate palaeontology. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement No. 57: 341-350.

Hope, Geoffrey S., Flannery, Timothy F. and Boeadi. (1993). A preliminary report of changing Quaternary mammal faunas in subalpine New Guinea. Quaternary Research 40(1): 117-126. [Abstract]

Hope, J. H. (1981). A new species of Thylogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from Mapala Rock Shelter, Jaya (Carstensz) Mountains, Irian Jaya (western New Guinea), Indonesia. Records of the Australian Museum 33(8): 369-387.

Sutton, Alice, Mountain, Mary-Jane, Aplin, Ken, Bulmer, Susan and Denham, Tim. (2009). Archaeozoological records for the highlands of New Guinea: A review of current evidence. Australian Archaeology 69: 41-58.

Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). Holocene mammal extinctions, pp. 41-61. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.

Turvey, Samuel T. and Fritz, Susanne A. (2011). The ghosts of mammals past: biological and geographical patterns of global mammalian extinction across the Holocene. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366(1577): 2564-2576. [Supplementary Information]


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