Mammals (Mammalia)

Skull of Barinya wangala

Riversleigh mammals are organised taxonomically as you can see below. Once the species info is available, you will be able to click on the name of the species to access more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vertebrate Phylogeny

Species Count: Total: 205 – FZA: 44- FZB: 104 – FZC: 70 – FZD: 20 – PLIO: 34 – PLEIS: 5 – HOLO: 2

 

 Class Mammalia

MAMMALIA incertae sedis (unclassified mammals)

Family Yingabalanaridae (weirdodonta)

Draw me (100pxl)Yingabalanara richardsoni (FZB)

Order MONOTREMATA (monotremes)

Family Ornithorhynchidae (platypus and its relatives)

 Dickson’s Lasting Tooth – Obdurodon dicksoni (FZB) (FZC)

Tharalkoo’s Child Lasting Tooth – Obdurodon tharalkooschild (FZC)

Infraclass MARSUPIALIA (Marsupials)

Marsupialia incertae sedis (unclassified marsupials)

Draw me (100pxl)Malleodectes mirabilis (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Malleodectes moenia (FZD)

Order YALKAPARIDONTIA

Family Yalkaparidontidae (thingodonta)

Cohen’s Thingodonta – Yalkaparidon coheni (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Yalkaparidon jonesi (FZC)

Order NOTORYCTEMORPHIA

Family Notoryctidae (marsupial mole and its relatives)

Phil Creaser’s Drinking Digger – Naraboryctes philcreaseri (FZB)

Order DASYUROMORPHIA

Dasyuromorphia incertae sedis (unclassified dasyuromorphs)

Joculusium muizoniMuizon’s little jock – Joculusium muizoni (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Mayigriphus orbus (FZD)

Family Thylacinidae (tasmanian tiger and its relatives)

Wabulacinus rideiWabulacinus ridei (FZB)

Ngamalacinus timmulvaneyiNgamalacinus timmulvaneyi (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Maximucinus muirheadae (FZC)

Nimbacinus dicksoni (FZA) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Muribacinus gadiyuli (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Badjcinus turnbulli (FZA)

Thylacinus macknessiThylacinus macknessi (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Thylacinus sp. Cf. T. macknessi (FZD)

Mutpuracinus archibaldi (FZC)

Family Dasyuridae (dasyurids – tasmanian devil, quolls, marsupial mouse etc.)

Dreamtime Native Cat – Barinya wangala (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganbulanyi djadjinguli (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Planigale new sp. (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Sminthopsis new sp. (PLIO)

Order PERAMELEMORPHIA

SUPERFAMILY YARALOIDEA

Family Yaralidae (extinct mouse-sized bandicoots)

Yarala burchfieldiYarala burchfieldi (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Yarala kida (FZB)

SUPERFAMILY PERAMELOIDEA

Family incertae sedis (Basal bandicoots)

Bulungu palaraBulungu palara (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Galadi grandisGrand Bandicoot- Galadi grandis (FZB)

Beautiful Bandicoot – Galadi speciosus (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Galadi amplus (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Galadi adversus (FZB)

Madju variaeMadju variae (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Madju encorensis (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Peramelemorphia new genus 3 sp. 1 (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Peramelemorphia new genus 5 sp. 1 (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Peramelemorphia new genus 5 sp. 2 (FZB)

Family Thylacomyidae (bilbies)

Draw me (100pxl)Liyamayi dayi (FZC)

Family Peramelidae (bandicoots)

Draw me (100pxl)Crash bandicoot (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)?Perameles sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)?Perameles sp. 2 (PLIO)

Order DIPROTODONTIA

Suborder VOMBATIFORMES

Family Phascolarctidae (koalas and its relatives)

Draw me (100pxl)Priscakoala lucyturnbullae (FZB) (FZC)

Greystanes’ Excessive Koala – Nimiokoala greystanesi(FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Kutjamarpu’s Plain Koala – Litokoala kutjamarpensis (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Litokoala garyjohnstoni (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Litokoala new sp. 1(FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Litokoala dicksmithi (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Encore n. gen et sp. (FZD)

Family Ilariidae (ilarids -giant terrestrial koalas)

Draw me (100pxl)Kuterintja ngama (FZA)

Family Wynyardiidae (wynyardids -tree wombats)

White Hunter’s Changing Teeth – Namilamadeta albivenator (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Namilamadeta superior (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Namilamadeta crassirostrum (FZA) (FZB)

Family Thylacoleonidae (marsupial lions)

LWakaleo oldfieldi (FZB) (FZC)

Vanderleuer’s Little Lion – Wakaleo vanderleueri (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Wakaleo sp.1 (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Wakaleo cf sp.1 (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Priscileo new sp. (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Priscileo roskellyae (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Thylacoleonidae new genus new sp. (FZB)

Family Diprotodontidae (diprotodonts – giant wombats)

Draw me (100pxl)Silvabestius michaelbirti (FZA)

Silvabestius johnnilandi (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Silvabestius sp. (FZA)

Lavarack’s Small Tooth – Nimbadon lavarackorum (FZC)

Tirari’s New Wart Neohelos tirarensis (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

LNeohelos solus (FZC)

Neohelos stirtoni (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Neohelos davidridei (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Neohelos sp. (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Diprotodon optatum (PLEIS)

Family Palorchestidae (palorchestids – marsupial tapirs)

Propalorchestes ponticulus (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Propalorchestes novaculacephalus (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Ngapakaldia bonythoni (FZA) (FZB)

Palorchestes anulusPalorchestes anulus (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Palorchestes azael (PLEIS)

Family Maradidae (maradids – large wombat like marsupial)

Draw me (100pxl)Marada arcanum (FZA)

Family Vombatidae (wombats and its relatives)

Draw me (100pxl)

Nimbavombatus boodjamullensis (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Vombatidae genus 2 sp. 1 (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Rhizophascolonus crowcrofti (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Warendja encorensis (FZD)

Suborder PHALANGERIFORMES

Family Burramyidae (pygmy possums)

Bruty’s Mountain Pygmy-possum – Burramys brutyi (FZA) (FZB) (FZC) (FZD)

Cercartetus new spCercartetus new sp. (FZB) (FZC)

Family Ektopodontidae ( extinct possums)

Ektopodon featureEktopodon sp. cf. E. serratus (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Chunia sp. (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)New Ektopodontidae Genus new sp. (FZB)

Family Pilkipildridae (extinct possums)

Djilgaringa gillespiei2Gillespie’s Baby Possum – Djilgaringa gillespiei (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Djilgaringa sp. (FZB)

Family Miralinidae (extinct possums)

Durudawiri inusitatusDurudawiri inusitatus (FZB)

Durudawiri anfractusDurudawiri anfractus (FZB)

Family Phalangeridae (brushtail possums and its relatives)

Wyulda asherjoeliWyulda asherjoeli (FZB)

Reid’s Dreamtime Cuscus – Onirocuscus reidi (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Onirocuscus inversus (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Onirocuscus cf. inversus (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Onirocuscus rupina (FZC)

Forest Dwelling Dreamtime Cuscus – Onirocuscus silvicultrix (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Onirocuscus cf. silvicultrix (FZB)

Dickson’s Hairy-tailed possum – Trichosurus dicksoni (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Trichosurus sp. (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)New Phalangeridae Genus 2 sp. 1 (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)New Phalangeridae Genus 2 sp. 2 (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)New Phalangeridae Genus 3 sp. 1 (FZC)

Petauroidea incertae sedis (unclassified glider)

Djaludjangi yadjanaDjaludjangi yadjana (FZB) (FZC)

Family Pseudocheiridae (ringtail possums and its relatives)

Nancy Haward’s Small Possum – Paljara nancyhawardae (FZB) (FZC)

LPaljara maxbourkei (FZB)

Paljara tirarensae (FZB) (FZC) (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Paljara hushae (FZC)

Spider possum – Gawinga aranaea (FZB

Kutjamarpu Possum – Marlu kutjamarpensis (FZC)

Marlu karyaMarlu karya (FZC)

Marlu sykeMarlu syke (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Marlu ampelos (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Pildra sp. 1 (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)New Pseudocheiridae Genus 1 sp. 1 (FZA) (FZB) (FZC) (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)New Pseudocheiridae Genus 1 sp. 2 (FZA) (FZB) (FZC) (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)New Pseudocheiridae Genus 2 sp. 1 (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)New Pseudocheiridae Genus 2 sp. 2 (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Petropseudes dahli (PLIO)

Suborder MACROPODIFORMES

Family Hypsiprymnodontidae (rat kangaroos and its relatives)

Bartholomai’s Musky Rat-kangaroo – Hypsiprymnodon bartholomaii (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Hypsiprymnodon dennisi (FZC)

Hypsiprymnodon philcreaseriHypsiprymnodon philcreaseri (FZB)

Hypsiprymnodon karenblackaeHypsiprymnodon karenblackae (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Hypsiprymnodon sp. (PLIO)

Killer Kangaroo – Ekaltadeta ima (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Ekaltadeta jamiemulvaneyi (FZD)

Family Balbaridae (extinct kangaroos)

Draw me (100pxl)Wururoo dayamayi (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Balbaroo gregoriensis (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Balbaroo fangaroo (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Balbaroo nalima (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Galanarla tesselata (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo couperi (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 2 (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo gillespiae (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 4 (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 5 (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 6 (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 7 (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Nambaroo sp. 8 (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganawamaya aediculis (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganawamaya ornata (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganawamaya acris (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganawamaya sp. 4 (FZB)

Family Macropodidae (kangaroos and its relatives)

Subfamily Potoroinae (potoroos, bettongs and its relatives)

Draw me (100pxl)Gumardee pascuali (FZA)

Wakiewakie lawsoni (FZB)

Moyes’ Bettong – Bettongia moyesi (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Bettongia sp. (PLIO)

Macropodidae incertae sedis (unclassified kangaroos)

Naughton’s ‘long-time-ago’ kangaroo – Wabularoo naughtoni (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Wabularoo prideauxi (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Bulungamaya delicata (FZA) (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganguroo bilamina (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganguroo bites (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Ganguroo robustiter (FZC) (FZD)

Draw me (100pxl)Cookeroo bulwidarri (FZA)

Draw me (100pxl)Cookeroo hortusensis (FZB)

Subfamily Sthenurinae (short-faced kangaroos)

Wanburoo hilarusWanburoo hilarus (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Rhizosthenurus flanneryi (FZD)

Subfamily Macropodinae (kangaroos and its relatives)

Draw me (100pxl)Protemnodon sp. cf. P. snewini (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Macropus sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Macropus sp. 2 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Macropus agilis (PLEIS)

Draw me (100pxl)Sthenurus sp. (PLEIS)

Infraclass PLACENTALIA (placental mammals)

Order CHIROPTERA

Family Megadermatidae (ghost bats and false vampire bats)

Draw me (100pxl)Macroderma gigas (PLIO) (HOLO)

Macroderma godthelpiMacroderma godthelpi (FZB) (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Macroderma malugara (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Megaderma richardsi (PLIO)

Family Hipposideridae (Old World Leaf-nosed Bats)

Draw me (100pxl)Hipposideros winsburyorum (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Hipposideros bernardsigei (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Hipposideros sp. cf. H. bernardsigei (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Riversleigha williamsi (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Xenorhinos halli (FZB)

McCullough’s Leaf-nosed Bat – Brevipalatus mcculloughi(FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Archerops annectens (FZC)

Draw me (100pxl)Brachipposideros watsoni (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Brachipposideros nooraleebus (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Brachipposideros sp. cf. B. nooraleebus (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Brachipposideros new sp. (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Miophyllorhina riversleighensis (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Rhinonycteris tedfordi (FZA) (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)?Rhinonycteris aurantius (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Rhinonycteris new sp. (FZB)

Family Emballonuridae (sac-winged bats)

Draw me (100pxl)Taphozous sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Taphozous sp. 2 (PLIO)

Family Molossidae (free-tailed bats)

Draw me (100pxl)Hydromops riversleighensis (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Petramops creaseri (FZB) (FZC)

Family Mystacinidae (New Zealand short-tailed bats)

Draw me (100pxl)Icarops paradox (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Icarops aenae (FZB)

Family Vespertilionidae (vesper bats)

Draw me (100pxl)cf Chalinolobus sp. (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)cf Scotorepens sp. (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Leuconoe sp. (FZB)

Draw me (100pxl)Vespertilionidae genus indet. sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Vespertilionidae genus indet. sp. 2 (PLIO)

Order RODENTIA

Family Muridae (mice and rats and its relatives)

Draw me (100pxl)cf Potwarmus sp. (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Leggadina new sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Leggadina new sp. 2 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 2 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 3 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 4 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 5 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 6 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Pseudomys new sp. 7 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Zyzomys rackhami (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Zyzomys argurus (HOLO)

Draw me (100pxl)Hydromys chrysogaster (PLEIS)

Draw me (100pxl)Muridae genus indet. sp. 1 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Muridae genus indet. sp. 2 (PLIO)

Draw me (100pxl)Muridae new genus new sp. (PLIO)