A new petauroid possum (Marsupialia, Pseudocheiridae) from the Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna, northern Queensland

@inproceedings{Mackness2001ANP,
  title={A new petauroid possum (Marsupialia, Pseudocheiridae) from the Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna, northern Queensland},
  author={Brian S. Mackness and Michael H. Archer},
  year={2001}
}
Pseudochirops winteri n. sp. is described from the Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna on the basis of a left dentary fragment with M2. It is considered to be most similar to P. archeri although its phylogenetic position must remain tentative until further material is found. The presence of this presumably rainforest-dwelling possum, the first from this fauna, may indicate a limited closed forest component. Given the paucity of additional rainforest taxa recovered from this site despite extensive… CONTINUE READING