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Macropus piltonensis Bartholomai 1975 (kangaroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 162484

Belongs to Macropodinae according to L. Dawson and T. Flannery 1985

Sister taxa: Baringa, Bohra, Congruus, Dendrolagini, Dendrolagus, Dorcopsis, Dorcopsulus, Halmaturus odin, Kurrabi, Lagorchestes, Macropus, Macropus affinis, Onychogalea, Osphranter gouldi, Peradorcas, Prionotemnus, Protemnodon, Setonix, Silvaroo, Thylogale, Wallabia, Watutia

Type specimen: QM F4576, a mandible (juvenile mandibular fragment). Its type locality is King Creek, Pilton, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial horizon in Australia.

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore