Osphranter robustus erubescens
English : Common wallaroo
French : Wallaroo
Class : Mammalia
Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Macropodidae
Notes : 3 other subspecies known.
108 cm body length (tail 90 cm), weight up to 60 kg, females are slightly smaller than males and grey in coloration. Males from this subspecies are rufous-brown to reddish with clear legs and tail. Snout is medium-short.
Range and habitat
This subspecies occurs in inland east, central and west Australia. Species found in most of Australia except far south, also in Barrow Island. Lives in eucalypt forests, shrublands and woodlands, often with rocky outcrops.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not listed
Status : The species has a very large range and remains locally common. Barrow Island subspecies is vulnerable because of small population and range.
Ex-Situ Programs : SSP in America