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
Species: I. monticola
Binomial name
Invictokoala monticola
Price & Hocknull, 2011

Invictokoala monticola is an extinct phascolarctid marsupial mammal 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.[1]

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