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SPECIES Macropus (Osphranter) robustus

Author:Gould, 1840.
Actual Date:1841
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1840: 92.
Common Name:Wallaroo
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales, interior (summit of mountains).
Distribution:Australia: Western Australia, South Australia, S Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Barrow Isl.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable as M. r. isabellinus, otherwise Lower Risk (lc). Abundant.
Comments:Subgenus Osphranter. See Richardson and Sharman (1976). McAllan and Bruce (1989) would date robustus from: The Athenaeum, 670:685 [29 August 1840].
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SUBSPECIES robustus

SUBSPECIES erubescens

SUBSPECIES isabellinus

SUBSPECIES woodwardi

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