Setonix brachyurus

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Setonix brachyurus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Macropodiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Marsupialia
Ordo: Diprotodontia
Subordo: Macropodiformes

Familia: Macropodidae
Subfamilia: Macropodinae
Genus: Setonix
Species: Setonix brachyurus

Name[edit]

Setonix brachyurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830)

Type locality: Australia, Western Australia, King George Sound (Albany), Rottnest Island

Holotype: MNHP No. A2651

Synonyms[edit]

  • Kangurus brachyurus Quoy & Gaimard, 1830
  • Halmaturus brevicaudatus (Gray, 1838)

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Quokka, Short-tailed Wallaby
français: Quokka
日本語: クアッカワラビー
polski: Kuoka
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