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: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
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]

  • Setonix brachyurus in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E., & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World — A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.
  • Quoy, [J.R.C.] & Gaimard, [J.P.] 1830. Zoologie. In, Dumont d'Urville, J.S.C (ed.). Voyages de Découvertes de l'Astrolabe, Exécutés par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829 sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont d'Urville. Paris : J. Tastu [114, atlas pl. 19].
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214
  • IUCN: Setonix brachyurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) (Vulnerable)
  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Setonix brachyurus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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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