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Macropus (Macropus) giganteus Shaw 1790 (eastern grey kangaroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 162495

Alternative combination: Macropus giganteus

Synonyms: Macropus faunus De Vis 1895 (no. 162498), Macropus magister De Vis 1895 (no. 162497), Macropus titan Owen 1838 (no. 162496)

Belongs to Macropus (Macropus) according to L. Dawson and T. Flannery 1985

Sister taxa: Leptosaigon, Macropus (Macropus) ferragus, Macropus (Macropus) fuliginosus, Macropus (Macropus) mundjabus, Macropus (Macropus) pan, Macropus (Macropus) pearsoni

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 245.3, fibula length 519.5, humerus length 203.6, radius length 292.9, scapula length 150.0, skull 191.3 x 103.8, tibia length 530.4, ulna length 325.3

Estimated body mass: 95.8 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length