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Temporal range: Late Pliocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Genus: Glaucodon
Stirton, 1957
Species: G. ballaratensis
Binomial name
Glaucodon ballaratensis
Stirton, 1957

Glaucodon is an extinct genus of marsupial from Australia.[1]


  1. ^ Gerdtz, W. and Archbold, N. (2003) Glaucodon ballaratensis (Marsupialia, Dasyridae), a Late Pliocene 'Devil' from Batesford, Victoria, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Vol 115, No 2, pp. 35–44, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia.

Further reading[edit]

  • Wildlife of Gondwana: Dinosaurs and Other Vertebrates from the Ancient Supercontinent (Life of the Past) by Pat Vickers Rich, Thomas Hewitt Rich, Francesco Coffa, and Steven Morton
  • Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution by John A. Long, Michael Archer, Timothy Flannery, and Suzanne Hand