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Potorous tridactylus Kerr 1792 (long-nosed potoroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Potoroinae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233285

Alternative combination: Didelphis tridactyla

Belongs to Potorous according to M. S. Bargo et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Potorous longipes, Potorous platyops

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 90.5, femur diameter 7.70, fibula length 89.8, humerus length 39.5, humerus diameter 4.80, radius length 43.3, radius diameter 3.50, scapula 40.6 x 25.3, skull 82.5 x 40.5, tibia length 104.3, ulna length 54.7

Estimated body mass: 1.47 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length