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Species Petrogale godmani Thomas, 1923

Godman's Rock-wallaby

  • Petrogale godmani Thomas, O. 1923. in Anon. Abstract of the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. No. 235 for February 6th, 1923. [177] [a fuller report appears in the proceedings, published later, see Thomas, O. 1923. Exhibition of a new rock kangaroo from northern Queensland. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1923: 177–178].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH 23.1.5.19 adult skin & skull, Black Mt, 16 miles SW Cooktown, N QLD.
    Secondary source:
     Thomas, O. 1923. Exhibition of a new rock kangaroo from northern Queensland. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1923: 177-178.

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

Qld: Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Coastal, folivore, gregarious, low open forest, montane, nocturnal, open scrub, terrestrial, territorial.

Extra Ecological Information

Shelters in rocky terrain adjacent to feeding areas.

 

General References

Clancy, T.F. & Close, R.L. 1997. Queensland rock-wallabies - An overview of their conservation status, threats and management. Australian Mammalogy 19: 169-174

Eldridge, M.D.B. 1997. Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). II. An historical review. Australian Mammalogy 19: 113-122

Eldridge, M.D.B. & Close, R.L. 1992. Taxonomy of rock wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia : Macropodidae). I. A revision of the eastern Petrogale with the description of three new species. Australian Journal of Zoology 40: 603-625

Eldridge, M.D.B. & Close, R.L. 1995. Godman's Rock-wallaby Petrogale godmani. pp. 373-374 in Strahan, R. (ed.). The Mammals of Australia: The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. Sydney : Reed New Holland 756 pp.

 

Common Name References

ABRS 2001. Census of Australian Vertebrates. Australian Biological Resources Study. (Godman's Rock-wallaby)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
05-Nov-2010 05-Nov-2010 MOVED
29-Oct-2010 29-Oct-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)