Litokoala

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Vombatiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohort: Metatheria
Cohors: Marsupialia
Cladus: Australidelphia
Cladus: Eomarsupialia
Ordo: Diprotodontia
Subordo: Vombatiformes

Familia: Phascolarctidae
Genus: †Litokoala
Species (5): L. dicktedfordi – L. garyjohnstoni – L. kanunkaensis – L. kutjamarpensis – L. thurmerae
[source: Pledge (2010: 79)]

NameEdit

  • Litokoala Stirton, Tedford & Woodburne, 1967

ReferencesEdit

cited sourcesEdit

  • Pledge, N.S. 2010: A new koala (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from the late Oligocene Etadunna Formation, Lake Eyre Basin, South Australia. Australian mammalogy, 32(2): 79–86. DOI: 10.1071/AM09014

Additional referencesEdit

  • 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.
  • Louys, J.; Black, K.; Archer, M.; Hand, S.J.; Godthelp, H. 2007: Descriptions of koala fossils from the Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland and implications for Litokoala (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae). Alcheringa, 31(2): 99–110. DOI: 10.1080/03115510701305082
  • Springer, M.S. 1987: Lower molars of Litokoala (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) and their bearing on phascolarctid evolution. Pp. 319–325 in: Archer, M. (ed.) Possums and opossums: studies in evolution. Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty Limited, England, Chipping Norton. ISBN 0949324051

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