Named By: Stirton - 1967.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Marsupialia, Vombatiformes, Diprotodontoidea, Diprotodontidae, Zygomaturinae.
Species: N. tirarensis (type), N. davidridei, N. solus, N. stirtoni
Known locations: Australia, Queensland - Wipajiri Formation.
Time period: Early-Mid Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of several individuals.
Neohelos is a genus of diprotodont marsupial similar to other genera such as Diprotodon and Zygomaturus. However, Neohelos is not currently known from such good fossil remains as other genera, hence why it is not as commonly known as them.
- Revision in the diprotodontid marsupial genus Neohelos: Systematics and biostratigraphy. - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58 (4): 679–706. - K. H. Black, M. Archer, S. J. Hand & H. Godthelp - 2013.