Diprotodon australis Owen, 1838

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  • Title: Diprotodon australis Owen, 1838
  • Specific epithet: australis
  • Scientific name authorship: Owen, 1838
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Marsupialia
  • Locality: [Geilston Bay, on the east bank of the River Derwent, about a mile below Risdon Ferry], Risdon, [nea
  • Latest period or highest system: Quaternary
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Pleistocene
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Australia
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Diprotodontidae
  • Genus: Diprotodon
  • Family: Diprotodontidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Quaternary
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Pleistocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Country: Australia
  • Class: Mammalia