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Macropus rama Bartholomai 1975 (kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 162559

Alternative combination: Macropus (Macropus) rama

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

Sister taxa: Macropus (Macropus), Macropus (Notamacropus), Macropus (Osphranter), Macropus (Petrogale), Macropus anak, Macropus atlas, Macropus brehus, Macropus dryas, Macropus elegans, Macropus goliah, Macropus mimas, Macropus minor, Macropus narada, Macropus raechus, Macropus rufogriseus, Macropus woodsi, Halmaturus vishnu, Halmaturus brachyurus, Halmaturus indra, Halmaturus vinceus

Type specimen: QM F4773, a partial skull (upper and lower dentition). Its type locality is King Creek, Pilton, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial horizon in Australia.

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore