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Halmaturus brachyurus Owen 1874 (kangaroo)

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 248420

Full reference: R. Owen. 1874. On the Fossil Mammals of Australia. Part IX. Family Macropodidae; Genera Macropus, Pachysiagon, Leptosiagon, Procoptodon, and Palorchestes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 164:783-803

Belongs to Halmaturus according to R. Owen 1874

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 rama, Macropus rufogriseus, Macropus woodsi, Halmaturus vishnu, Halmaturus indra, Halmaturus vinceus

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore