Sthenurus

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Sthenurus stirlingi.jpg
S. stirlingi

Classis : Mammalia 
Infraclassis : Marsupialia 
Ordo : Diprotodontia 
Familia : Macropodidae 
Subfamilia : Sthenurinae 
Genus : †Sthenurus 
(Owen, 1873)
   
Palaeontologia
2.5–0.01 m.a.Pleistocaenum
Subdivisiones: Palaeospecies
*†Sthenurus andersoni
  • Sthenurus atlas
  • Sthenurus gilli
  • Sthenurus maddocki
  • Sthenurus occidentalis
  • Sthenurus oreas
  • Sthenurus orientalis
  • Sthenurus pales
  • Sthenurus stirlingi
  • Sthenurus tindalei

Sthenurus est genus animalium exstinctorum familiae Macropodidarum, quae in Australia olim vixerunt. Ossa in loco archaeologico Cuddie Springs Novae Cambriae Australis atque alibi reperta sunt.

De nomine[recensere | fontem recensere]

Sthenurus ('cui cauda robusta est') est nomen zoologicum a Ricardo Owen anno 1873 compositum ex verbis Graecis σθένος 'vis, robur' et οὖρος 'cauda'.

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]


Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Long, J., Archer, M., Flannery, T., Hand, S. 2002. Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution. Johns Hopkins University Press. pp 157–196. ISBN 0-8018-7223-5
  • Prideaux, G. 2004. "Systematics and Evolution of the Sthenurine Kangaroos". UC Publications in Geological Sciences. Paper vol 146.
  • Gavin J. Prideaux, John A. Long, Linda K. Ayliffe, John C. Hellstrom, Brad Pillans, Walter E. Boles, Mark N. Hutchinson, Richard G. Roberts, Matthew L. Cupper, Lee J. Arnold, Paul D. Devine & Natalie M. Warburton (2007-01-25). "An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia". Nature 445 (7126): 422–425 
  • Sears, K. E. 2005. "Role of development in the evolution of the scapula of the giant sthenurine kangaroos (Macropodidae: Sthenurinae)." Journal of Morphology vol. 265: 226–236

Nexus externi[recensere | fontem recensere]

Wikispecies-logo.svg Vide Sthenurus apud Vicispecies.
Commons-logo.svg Vicimedia Communia plura habent quae ad Sthenurus spectant.

Pinacotheca[recensere | fontem recensere]

stipula Haec stipula ad zoologiam spectat. Amplifica, si potes!