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Ekaltadeta Archer and Flannery 1985 (killer kangaroo)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia

PaleoDB taxon number: 94077

Full reference: M. Archer and T. Flannery. 1985. Revision of the Extinct Gigantic Rat Kangaroos (Potoroidae: Marsupialia), with Description of a New Miocene Genus and Species and a New Pleistocene Species of Propleopus. Journal of Paleontology 59(6):1331-1349

Parent taxon: Propleopinae according to M. Archer and T. Flannery 1985

Sister taxa: Jackmahoneya, Propleopus

Subtaxa: Ekaltadeta ima, Ekaltadeta jamiemulvaneyi, Ekaltadeta wellingtonensis

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Type: Ekaltadeta ima

Ecology: scansorial omnivore