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Wakaleo oldfieldi Clemens and Plane 1974 (diprotodont marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Thylacoleonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247289

Full reference: W. A. Clemens and M. Plane. 1974. Mid'Tertiary Thylacoleonidae (Marsupialia, Mammalia). Journal of Paleontology 48(4):652-660

Belongs to Wakaleo according to A. K. Gillespie et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Wakaleo alcootaensis, Wakaleo vanderleueri

Type specimen: SAM P 17925, a mandible (left dentary fragment containing incison, P3, M1 and alveoli from M2, M3). Its type locality is Leaf locality, Lake Ngapakaldi, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Wipajiri Formation of Australia.

Ecology: scansorial omnivore