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SPECIES Petrogale lateralis

Author:Gould, 1842.
Citation:Monogr. Macropodidae, pt. 2: pl. 24.
Common Name:Black-flanked Rock-wallaby
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, Swan River.
Distribution:Australia: Western Australia (Barrow Isl, Northwest Cape, West Kimberley, Recherche Arch.), South Australia (Pearson Isl, Mann, Musgrave, Everard and Davenport Ranges), Northern Territory (Uluru and Macdonnell Ranges), W Queensland (Dajarra and Selwyn Range).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable as P. l. hacketti, P. l. lateralis, and P. l. pearsoni. Common.
Comments:P. lateralis/penicillata species-group. McAllan and Bruce (1989) argued that the original publication of this name is in The Athenaeum, 670:685 [29 August 1840]. Eldridge and Close (1995) noted the existence of two undescribed races from Central Australia and West Kimberley.
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SUBSPECIES lateralis

SUBSPECIES hacketti

SUBSPECIES pearsoni

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