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Species profile—Macropus fuliginosus (western grey kangaroo)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos) → Macropus fuliginosus (western grey kangaroo)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Macropodidae (wallabies, kangaroos and tree-kangaroos)
Scientific name
Macropus fuliginosus (Desmarest, 1817)
Common name
western grey kangaroo
Type reference
Desmarest, A.G. (1817). Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle: appliquee aux arts, a l'agriculture, a l'economie rurale et domestique, a la medecine etc. Par une societe de naturalistes et d'agriculteurs. Nouv. edn presqu' entierement refondue et considerablement augmentee. Paris : Deterville Vol. 17.
WildNet taxon ID
915
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

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=915

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

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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