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Phascolarctos maris Pledge 1987 (koala)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Phascolarctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247558

Full reference: N. S. Pledge. 1987. Phoscolarctos maris, A new species of koala (Marsupialia: Phascolarctidae) from the Early Pliocene of South Australia. Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evolution 1:327-330

Belongs to Phascolarctos according to N. S. Pledge 1987

Sister taxa: Phascolarctos cinereus, Phascolarctos stirtoni

Type specimen: SAM P24801, a set of teeth (lower left M3)

Ecology: arboreal herbivore