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Bishops
Fossil range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification

Class

Mammalia

Subclass

Australosphenida

Order

Ausktribosphenida

Family

Ausktribosphenidae

Genus

Bishops

Species

  • B. whitmorei Rich et al, 2001



Bishops is a extinct genus of Australosphenida mammal from Early Cretaceous of Australia. The only recorded species, Bishops whitmorei , was found on Flat Rocks, Victoria. The genus was named in honour of the Dr Barry Bishop, the former Chairman of the Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society.

ReferencesEdit

  • Rich, T. H.; Flannery, T. F.; Trusler, P.; Kool, L.; van Klaveren, N. A. & Vickers-Rich, P. 2001. A second tribosphenic mammal from the Mesozoic of Australia. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum 110: 1-9.
Mammoth

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