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SPECIES Lagorchestes hirsutus

Author:Gould, 1844.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1844: 32.
Common Name:Rufous Hare-wallaby
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, York district.
Distribution:C Western Australia, C Australia, Dorre Isl and Bernier Isl (Western Australia). Survives only on Bernier and Dorre Isls, and a tiny area NW of Alice Springs (Northern Territory, Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct as L. h. hirsutus, otherwise Vulnerable. Rare.
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Synonyms:

    bernieri Thomas, 1907
    dorreae Thomas, 1907

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