Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Comments: Separated from Macropodidae by Archer and Bartholamai (1978), but Burk et al. (1998) proposed to reunite them on the basis that they form a clade relative to Hypsiprymnodon. Burk and Springer (2000) found that Potorous is strongly distinct from the other genera and separated from them little, if at all, later than the divergence of the Macropodidae; consequently, they considered the monophyly of the Potoroidae in doubt
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