Phascolarctidae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Vombatiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Marsupialia
Ordo: Diprotodontia
Subordo: Vombatiformes

Familia: Phascolarctidae
Genera (8): Phascolarctos – †Invictokoala – †Litokoala – †Madakoala – †Nimiokoala – †Perikoala – †Priscakoala – ?†Koobor

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1 specie

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References[edit]

  • Archer, M.; Black, K.; Nettle, K. 1997: Giant ringtail possums (Marsupialia, Pseudocheiridae) and giant koalas (Phascolarctidae) from the Late Cainozoic of Australia. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 117: 3-15.
  • Black, K. 1999: Diversity and relationships of living and extinct koalas (Phascolarctidae, Marsupialia). Australian mammalogy, 21: 16-17. ISSN: 0310-0049 [not seen]
  • Black, K.; Archer, M. 1997: Nimiokoala gen. nov. (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae) from Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, with a revision of Litokoala. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 41: 209-228.
  • Pledge, N.S. 1992: The Curramulka local fauna: a new Late Tertiary fossil assemblage from Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. Beagle, 9: 115-142. ISSN: 0811-3653
  • Price, G.J.; Zhao, J-x.; Feng, Y-x.; Hocknull, S.A. 2009: New records of Plio-Pleistocene koalas from Australia: palaeoecological and taxonomic implications. Records of the Australian Museum, 61: 39–48. ISSN: 0067-1975 doi: 10.3853/j.0067-1975.61.2009.1518
  • Woodburne, M.O.; Tedford, R.H.; Archer, M.; Pledge, N.S. 1987: Madakoala, a new genus and two species of Miocene koalas (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from South Australia, and a new species of Perikoala. Pp. 293–317 in: Archer, M. (ed.) Possums and opossums: studies in evolution. Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty Limited, England, Chipping Norton. ISBN 0949324051
  • Phascolarctidae in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E., & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World — A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.
  • Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1839: 19.
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214