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SPECIES Onychogalea fraenata

Author:Gould, 1840.
Actual Date:1841
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1840: 92.
Common Name:Bridled Nail-tail Wallaby
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales, interior.
Distribution:Formerly in S Queensland, interior New South Wales; survives only near Taunton, Queensland (Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered.
Comments:McAllan and Bruce (1989) argued that the original publication of this name was in The Athenaeum, 670:685 [29 August 1840], as [Macropus] frenatus.
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