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SPECIES Onychogalea lunata

Author:Gould, 1840.
Actual Date:1841
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1840: 93.
Common Name:Crescent Nail-tail Wallaby
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, coast.
Distribution:SC and SW Western Australia, S Northern Territory.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct; probably extinct.
Comments:Extinct throughout most or all of its former range. McAllan and Bruce (1989) argued that the original publication of this name was in The Athenaeum, 670:685 [29 August 1840].
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