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Madakoala Woodburne et al. 1987 (koala)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247553

Full reference: M. O. Woodburne, R. H. Tedford, M. Archer and N. S. Pledge. 1987. Madakoala, A new genus and two species of Miocene Koala (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from South Australia, and a new species of Perikoala. Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution 1:293-317

Parent taxon: Phascolarctidae according to M. O. Woodburne et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Invictokoala, Koobor, Litokoala, Nimiokoala, Perikoala, Phascolarctos, Priscakoala

Subtaxa: Madakoala devisi, Madakoala wellsi

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Type: Madakoala devisi

Ecology: scansorial herbivore