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Antechinus yammal Cramb and Hocknull 2010 (antechinus)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247129

Full reference: J. Cramb and S. Hocknull. 2010. Two new species of Antechinus Macleay (Dasyuridae : Marsupialia)from mid-Pleistocene cave deposits in eastern central Queensland. Australian Mammalogy 32:127-144

Belongs to Antechinus according to J. Cramb and S. Hocknull 2010

Sister taxa: Antechinus adustus, Antechinus agilis, Antechinus bellus, Antechinus flavipes, Antechinus godmani, Antechinus leo, Antechinus puteus, Antechinus stuartii, Antechinus subtropicus, Antechinus swainsonii, Antechinus yuna

Type specimen: QM F53683, a mandible (left mandible). Its type locality is Speaking tube Cove, which is in a Pleistocene/Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore