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Invictokoala monticola Price and Hocknull 2011 (koala)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247902

Full reference: G. J. Price and S. A. Hocknull. 2011. Invictokoala monticola gen. et sp. nov. (Phascolarctidae, Marsupialia), a Pleistocene plesiomorphic koala holdover from Oligocene ancestors. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 9(2):327-335

Belongs to Invictokoala according to G. J. Price and S. A. Hocknull 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: QMF52796, a maxilla (partial left maxillary fragment with second and third molars). Its type locality is Site QML1311, which is in a Pleistocene fissure fill limestone/claystone in Australia.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore