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Procoptodon Owen 1874 (short-faced kangaroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia

PaleoDB taxon number: 40161

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

Parent taxon: Sthenurinae according to G. J. Prideaux 2004

Sister taxa: Hadronomas, Metasthenurus, Simosthenurini, Sthenurus

Subtaxa: Procoptodon browneorum, Procoptodon gilli, Procoptodon mccoyi, Procoptodon oreas, Procoptodon otuel, Procoptodon pusio, Procoptodon rapha, Procoptodon williamsi

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Type: Procoptodon pusio

Ecology: scansorial omnivore