PaleoDB taxon number: 166585
Full reference: M. Archer, F. A. Jenkins, S. J. Hand, P. Murray, and H. Godthelp. 1992. Description of the skull and non-vestigial dentition of a Miocene platypus (Obdurodon dicksoni n. sp.) from Riversleigh, Australia, and the problem of monotreme origins. Platypus and Echidnas 15-27
Type specimen: QM F20564, a skull (skull with L and RP1-2/). Its type locality is Ringtail Site, which is in a Miocene fluvial horizon in Australia.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore-herbivore