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Bettongia penicillata Gray 1837 (brush-tailed bettong)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Potoroinae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231481

Belongs to Bettongia according to A. Burk et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Bettongia leseuri, Bettongia lesueur, Bettongia moyesi

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 75.4, fibula length 95.1, humerus length 33.7, radius length 42.4, scapula length 32.2, skull 66.9 x 41.1, tibia length 100.2, ulna length 47.0

Estimated body mass: 937.1 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length