Borungaboodie hatcheri Prideaux, 1999:318

Giant bettong

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Western Australia, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: WAM 97.5.1

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Prideaux, Gavin J. (1999). Borungaboodie hatcheri gen. et sp. nov., a very large bettong (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea) from the Pleistocene of southwestern Australia. In: Baynes, Alexander and Long, John A. (eds.). Papers in vertebrate palaeontology. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 57: 317-329.

 

Other references:

Johnson, Chris. (2006). Australia's Mammal Extinctions A 50000 year history. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

McNamara, Ken and Murray, Peter. (2010). Prehistoric Mammals of Western Australia. Welshpool, WA: Western Australian Museum. 107 pp.

Prideaux, Gavin J., Gully G.A., Couzens A.M.C., Ayliffe L.K., Jankowski N.R., Jacobs Z., Roberts R.G., Hellstrom J.C., Gagan M.K., Hatcher L.M. (2010). Timing and dynamics of Late Pleistocene mammal extinctions in southwestern Australia. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107(51): 22157-22162.

Roberts R., Flannery T., Ayliffe L., Yoshida H., Olley J., Prideaux G., Laslett G., Baynes A., Smith M., Jones R.I., et al. 2001 New ages for the last Australian megafauna: Continent-wide extinction about 46,000 years ago. Science 292: 1888-1892.

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