Macropus rama Bartholomai, 1975

Mountain kangaroo

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: QM F4773 (partial skull)

Type locality: King Creek, Pilton, Queensland, Australia

Other specimens:

F47115 (Dawson, 1985:67)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bartholomai, A. (1975). The genus Macropus Shaw (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) in the upper Cainozoic deposits of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 17(2): 195-235.

 

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.

Paleobiology Database. (2012). Macropus rama Bartholomai 1975. Available at: https://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?a=basicTaxonInfo&taxon_no=162559 [Accessed 4-8-2012]

 

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