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Species profile—Petrogale wilkinsi (eastern short-eared rock-wallaby)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos) → Petrogale wilkinsi (eastern short-eared rock-wallaby)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos)
Scientific name
Petrogale wilkinsi Thomas, 1926
Common name
eastern short-eared rock-wallaby
Type reference
Thomas, O. (1926). Two new rock-wallabies (Petrogale) discovered by Capt. G.W. Wilkins in Northern Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9 17, 184-186.
WildNet taxon ID
36770
Synonym(s)
Petrogale brachyotis
Alternate name(s)
Wilkins' rock-wallaby
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=36770

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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