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Species profile—Petrogale purpureicollis (purple-necked rock-wallaby)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos) → Petrogale purpureicollis (purple-necked rock-wallaby)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos)
Scientific name
Petrogale purpureicollis Le Souef, 1924
Common name
purple-necked rock-wallaby
Type reference
Le Souef, A.S. (1924). Notes on some rock wallabies, genus Petrogale, with descriptions of two new species. Australian Zoologist 3: 272-276.
WildNet taxon ID
888
Synonym(s)
Petrogale lateralis purpureicollis
Alternate name(s)
black-footed rock-wallaby
black-flanked rock-wallaby
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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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=888

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

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