Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Badjcinus turnbulli Muirhead and Wroe 1998 (thylacine)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247148

Full reference: J. Muirhead and S. Wroe. 1998. A new genus and species, Badjcinus turnbulli (Thylacinidae: Marsupialia), from the Late Oligocene of Riversleigh, Northern Australia, and an investigation of thylacinid philogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(3):612-626

Belongs to Badjcinus according to J. Muirhead and S. Wroe 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: QM F30408, a partial skull (premaxilla, maxilla, posterior part of nasals, frontal, posterior part of the right jugal, basicranium, parietals). Its type locality is White Hunter Site, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in the Carl Creek Limestone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore