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CAVS: 1788

Subspecies Osphranter robustus isabellinus (Gould, 1842)

  • Osphranter isabellinus Gould, J. 1842. Descriptions of four new species of kangaroos. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1841: 80-83 [Mar. 1842; publication date established from Duncan, F.M. 1937. On the dates of publication of the Society's 'Proceedings', 1859–1926. With an appendix containing the dates of publication of 'Proceedings', 1830–1858, compiled by the late F.H. Waterhouse, and of the 'Transactions', 1853–1869, by the late Henry Peavot, originally published in P.Z.S. 1893, 1913. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 107: 71–84] [81] [as Osphranter (?)isabellinus].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH (hunter's skin i.e. without legs and tail), Barrow Is., WA.


Generic Combinations

  • Osphranter robustus isabellinus (Gould, 1842).




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Barrow Is.

Ecological Descriptors

Cave dweller, crepuscular, desert sand dunes, folivore, hummock grassland, low woodland, nocturnal, open forest, subtropical, tall shrubland, terrestrial, tussock grassland, woodland.


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)
29-Nov-2016 05-Nov-2010 MOVED
29-Oct-2010 29-Oct-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)