Taxon profile


diprotodont marsupials
Diprotodontia Owen, 1866

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  superorder Australidelphia

Scientific synonyms

Diprotodonta Owen, 1866

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

suborder Macropodiformes Ameghino, 1889
suborder Phalangeriformes Szalay in Archer, 1982
suborder Vombatiformes Burnett, 1830

Fossil taxa

family Thylacoleonidae Gill, 1872 inc.sed.
Tertiary: Middle Miocene – Quaternary: Pleistocene
family Wynyardiidae Osgood, 1921 inc.sed.
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – Middle Miocene

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [bd223248-af12-4ce9-9380-4f9a85be38db]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Diprotodontia]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Diprotodontia]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Diprotodontia]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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Names (not confirmed) - 2


extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon