Lasiorhinus latifrons

Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat

Fossil wombat traces are not particularly common and trackways like this, where details of pad morphology can be seen, are even rarer. This trackway forms part of an assemblage discovered on the remote western coast of South Australia.

Skeletal element: Trackway
Specimen number: FU2806
Significance of specimen: Rare preservation of pad morphology
Geological age: Late Pleistocene, Bridgewater Formation
State/territory: South Australia
Locality/site: Yalata Aboriginal Reserve