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A review of the Pliocene bandicoots of Australia, and descriptions of new genus and species

Travouillon, Kenny; Louys, Julien; Price, Gilbert; Archer, Michael; Hand, Suzanne Joan; Muirhead, Jeanette

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The Pliocene fossil record of Australia has revealed the oldest known occurrences of modern peramelemorphian (bandicoot and bilbies) genera such as Perameles, cf. Peroryctes, and Chaeropus. Recent phylogenetic analyses based on morphology have questioned the previously accepted understanding about generic relationships of some of these Pliocene taxa. These doubts limit our ability to develop independent divergence models based on molecular data because they depend on fossil records in order to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231190
Source: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2017.1360894

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