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|Title:||Diprotodontid footprints from the Pliocene of Central Australia|
|Author:||Camens, Aaron Bruce|
Wells, R. T.
|Citation:||Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2009; 29(3):863-869|
|Publisher:||Soc Vertebrate Paleontology|
|School/Discipline:||School of Earth and Environmental Sciences|
|Aaron Camens and Rod Wells|
|Abstract:||The first Pliocene marsupial fossil trackways from Australia are described. The trackways, attributed to Euowenia grata (De Vis) (Diprotodontoidea, Marsupialia), occur in the middle Pliocene Tirari Formation, Warburton River, northern South Australia. The trackways were formed as the animals made their way across a soft claypan. Pad impressions, subsequently infilled by a gypsum-cemented clay, indicate how weight was distributed within the pes.|
|Rights:||© 2009 by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology|
|Appears in Collections:||Earth and Environmental Sciences publications|
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