Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAVS: 1800

Subspecies Petrogale lateralis kimberleyensis Eldridge & Potter, 2020

Wiliji [Australian Indigenous] (Name used by Nyikina Mangala First Nations people), West Kimberley Rock-wallaby


Ecological Descriptors

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


Common Name References

Eldridge, M.D.B. & Potter, S. 2019. Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia : Macropodidae). V. A description of two new subspecies of the black-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale lateralis). Australian Journal of Zoology 67: 19-26 [Included in Vol. 67 (2019) but first published online 24 Jan 2020] [23] (Wiliji [Australian Indigenous], West Kimberley 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)
06-May-2020 Petrogale lateralis Gould, 1842 26-Mar-2020 MODIFIED
29-Nov-2016 MACROPODIDAE 13-Feb-2020 MODIFIED
29-Nov-2016 05-Nov-2010 MOVED
29-Oct-2010 29-Oct-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)