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Marlu karya Wroe 1998 (ringtail possum)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Pseudocheiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249608

Full reference: S. Wroe. 1998. A new ‘bone-cracking’ dasyurid (marsupialia), from the Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland. Alcheringa 22(3):277-284

Belongs to Marlu according to S. Wroe 1998

Sister taxa: Marlu kutjamarpensis, Marlu kutjamarpensis, Marlu preacursor, Marlu syke

Type specimen: QMF20845, a mandible (left dentary). Its type locality is Jim's Carousel Site, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene fluvial limestone in Australia.

Ecology: scansorial herbivore