A new Oligo–Miocene marsupial lion from Australia and revision of the family Thylacoleonidae

  title={A new Oligo–Miocene marsupial lion from Australia and revision of the family Thylacoleonidae},
  author={Anna K. Gillespie and Michael Archer and Suzanne J. Hand},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  pages={59 - 89}
Wakaleo schouteni sp. nov., a dog-sized marsupial lion (Thylacoleonidae), is described from late Oligocene to early Miocene sediments of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia. Fossils of this new species include a near-complete cranium, dentaries and postcrania. This species is the second thylacoleonid known from late Oligocene sediments. The other, Priscileo pitikantensis Rauscher, 1987, from the Etadunna Formation of South Australia, is known from teeth, part of a palate… 
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