Ngapakaldia

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Ngapakaldia
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phascolarctidae
Genus: Ngapakaldia
Stirton
Species

P. tedfordi

Ngapakaldia is an extinct genus of marsupial, related to the modern koala and wombat. Around the size of a sheep, it was a ground-dwelling herbivore.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John A. Long, Michael Archer (2002). Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution. UNSW Press. p. 89. ISBN 0868404357.