Named By: K. Butler, K. J. Travouillon, G. J. Price, M. Archer & S. J. Hand - 2016.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Marsupialia, Diprotodontia, Macropodidae.
Species: C. bulwidarri (type), C. hortusensis.
Known locations: Australia - Faunal Zone B zone, System B Formation.
Time period: Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of several individuals.
Cookeroo is a genus of kangaroo that lived in Australia during the Miocene.
- Cookeroo, a new genus of fossil kangaroo (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from the Oligo-Miocene of Riversleigh, Northwestern Queensland, Australia. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(3):e1083029 - K. Butler, K. J. Travouillon, G. J. Price, M. Archer & S. J. Hand - 2016.