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SPECIES Lasiorhinus krefftii

Author:Owen, 1873.
Citation:Philos. Trans. R. Soc. London, 162: 178, pl. 17, 20.
Common Name:Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales, Wellington Caves, Breccia Cavern.
Distribution:Australia: SE and E Queensland, Deniliquin (New South Wales).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Includes gillespiei and barnardi according to Kirsch and Calaby (1977:23), who stated that only a single remnant population of krefftii remained at the type locality of barnardi. However, populations historically known as barnardi may not be referable to krefftii.
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SUBSPECIES krefftii

SUBSPECIES gillespiei

SUBSPECIES barnardi

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