Ganguroo

Name: Ganguroo.
Phonetic: Gan-gu-ru.
Named By: B.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Cooke‭ ‬-‭ ‬1997.
Classification: Mammalia,‭ ‬Marsupialia,‭ ‬Diprotodontia,‭ ‬Macropodiformes,‭ ‬Macropodidae,‭ ‬Bulungamayinae.
Species: G.‭ ‬bilamina‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬robustiter.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Skull roughly‭ ‬8‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Humerus about‭ ‬5.7‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Total body size uncertain due to lack of some parts.br> Known locations: Australia,‭ ‬Queensland‭ ‬-‭ ‬System B Formation.
Time period: Early to late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals,‭ ‬including skull,‭ ‬fore arms and vertebrae.

       Ganguroo is a genus of kangaroo that lived in Queensland,‭ ‬Australia during the Miocene period.‭ ‬Currently Ganguroo is only known from the partial remains of only a few individuals.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New Miocene bulungamayine kangaroos‭ (‬Marsupialia:‭ ‬Potoroidae‭) ‬from Riversleigh,northwestern Queensland.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Memoirs of The Queensland Museum‭ ‬41:281-294.‭ ‬-‭ ‬B.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Cooke‭ ‬-‭ ‬1997.
-‭ ‬Postcranial morphology of Ganguroo bilamina,‭ ‬Cooke‭ ‬1997‭ (‬Marsupialia:‭ ‬Macropodidae‭) ‬from the middle Miocene of Riversleigh,‭ ‬northwestern Queensland.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists‭ ‬25:‭ ‬123‭–‬138.‭ ‬-‭ ‬B.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Kear,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Archer‭ & ‬T.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Flannery‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
-‭ ‬Ganguroo robustiter,‭ ‬sp.‭ ‬nov.‭ (‬Macropodoidea,‭ ‬Marsupialia‭)‬,‭ ‬a middle to early late Miocene basal macropodid from Riversleigh World Heritage Area,‭ ‬Australia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬B.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Cooke,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Travouillon,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Archer‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Hand‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.



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