Invictokoala

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Invictokoala
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theria
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Suborder: Vombatiformes
Family: Phascolarctidae
Genus: Invictokoala
Price & Hocknull, 2011
Species
  • I. monticola Price & Hocknull, 2011 (type)

Invictokoala is an extinct genus of phascolarctid from the middle Pleistocene of central-eastern Queensland, Australia. The holotype was found during cave excavations at Mount Etna (a local mountain in central-eastern Queensland which was named after the famed Sicilian volcano). It was first named by Gilbert J. Price and Scott A. Hocknull in 2011 and the type species is Invictokoala monticola.[1]

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