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Vombatus ursinus Shaw 1800 (common wombat)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Vombatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234548

Alternative combinations: Didelphis ursina, Phascolomys ursinus

Synonyms: Opossum hirsutum Perry 1810 (no. 234552), Phascolomys mitchelli Owen 1838 (no. 234554), Phascolomys platyrhinus Owen 1853 (no. 234555), Phascolomys vombatus Leach 1815 (no. 234553)

Belongs to Vombatus according to R. T. Wells 1989

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 154.4, fibula length 120.0, humerus length 123.6, radius length 112.4, scapula 108.5 x 59.0, skull 175.2 x 132.2, tibia length 122.7, ulna length 145.9

Estimated body mass: 9.36 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length