Priscakoala

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Priscakoala
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phascolarctidae
Genus: Priscakoala
Species
  • P. lucyturnbullae

Priscakoala is an extinct genus of koala from the Early Miocene of Riversleigh, Australia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black, K. & Archer, M. (in prep. [as of 2007]). "Priscakoala lucyturnbullae: the most plesiomorphic definitive koala (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae) from the early Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland".  Check date values in: |date= (help) As cited in Louys, J., Black, K., Archer, M., Hand, S.J., & Godthelp, H. (2007). "Descriptions of koala fossils from the Miocene of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland and implications for Litokoala (Marsupialia, Phascolarctidae)". Alcheringa 31 (2): 99–110. doi:10.1080/03115510701305082.