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Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Petrogale
Species: P. sharmani
Binomial name
Petrogale sharmani
Eldridge & Close, 1992

The Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby (Petrogale sharmani), also known as Sharman's Rock-wallaby, is a species of rock-wallaby found in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It is a member of a group of seven very closely related species also including Godman's Rock-wallaby (P. godmani) and Herbert's Rock-wallaby (P. herberti).

The Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby is the smallest of the group, and also has one of the smallest ranges. It is completely restricted to the Seaview and Coane Range west of Ingham.[3]

References

  1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M.. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 68-69. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.  
  2. ^ Winter, J., Burnett, S. & Martin, R. (2008). Petrogale sharmani. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as near threatened
  3. ^ Menkhorst, Peter (2001). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Oxford University Press. pp. 130.  

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Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Petrogale
Species: P. sharmani
Binomial name
Petrogale sharmani
Eldridge & Close, 1992

The Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby (Petrogale sharmani), also known as Sharman's Rock-wallaby, is a species of rock-wallaby found in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It is a member of a group of seven very closely related species also including Godman's Rock-wallaby (P. godmani) and Herbert's Rock-wallaby (P. herberti).

The Mt. Claro Rock-wallaby is the smallest of the group, and also has one of the smallest ranges. It is completely restricted to the Seaview and Coane Ranges west of Ingham.[3]

References

  1. Groves, C. (2005-11-16). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds). ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 68-69. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3. 
  2. Winter, J., Burnett, S. & Martin, R. (2008). Petrogale sharmani. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2008. Retrieved on 29 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as near threatened
  3. Menkhorst, Peter (2001). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Oxford University Press. pp. 130. 

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