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Macropus goliah Owen 1874 (kangaroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 162489

Alternative combination: Procoptodon goliah

Full reference: R. Owen. 1874. On the Fossil Mammals of Australia. Part IX. Family Macropodidae; Genera Macropus, Pachysiagon, Leptosiagon, Procoptodon, and Palorchestes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 164:783-803

Belongs to Macropus according to Owen 1845

Sister taxa: Macropus (Macropus), Macropus (Notamacropus), Macropus (Osphranter), Macropus (Petrogale), Macropus anak, Macropus atlas, Macropus brehus, Macropus dryas, Macropus elegans, Macropus mimas, Macropus minor, Macropus narada, Macropus raechus, Macropus rama, Macropus woodsi, Halmaturus vishnu, Halmaturus brachyurus, Halmaturus indra, Halmaturus vinceus

Type specimen: BMNH M1896, a maxilla (partial right adult maxilla containing M1-3)

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore