Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 1797

Subspecies Petrogale lateralis centralis Eldridge & Potter, 2020

Warru [Australian Indigenous] (name used by First Nations people of central Australia), Central Australian Rock-wallaby




Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Historically found throughout central Australia including the southern NT, eastern central WA and northern SA

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Central Ranges (CR), Finke (FIN), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Tanami (TAN)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coastal, folivore, gregarious, montane, nocturnal, open scrub, subtropical, terrestrial, tussock grassland.


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)
06-May-2020 Petrogale lateralis Gould, 1842 27-Mar-2020 MODIFIED
29-Nov-2016 05-Nov-2010 MOVED
29-Oct-2010 29-Oct-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)