袋鼠亞目

袋鼠亞目学名Macropodiformes)是有袋類雙門齒目(Diprotodontia)之下的一大類群,包含了袋鼠沙袋鼠(英語:wallaby)、草原袋鼠(bettong)、potaroo與鼠袋鼠(rat kangaroo)等。

袋鼠亚目
化石时期:28–0 Ma
漸新世至今
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紅頸袋鼠 Macropus rufogriseus
科学分类 e
界: 动物界 Animalia
门: 脊索动物门 Chordata
纲: 哺乳纲 Mammalia
目: 双门齿目 Diprotodontia
亚目: 袋鼠亚目 Macropodiformes
Ameghino, 1889

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参考文献编辑

  1. ^ Bates, H., Travouillon, K.J., Cooke, B., Beck, R. M. D., Hand, S. J., and Archer, M., 2014. Three new Miocene species of musky rat kangaroos (Hypsiprymnodontidae, Macropodoidea): description, phylogenetics and palaeoecology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34: 383-396.
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