Taxon profile


Flinders Island Wombat
Vombatus ursinus ursinus (Shaw, 1800)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Vombatidae - wombats »  genus Vombatus »  species Vombatus ursinus - Common Wombat

Scientific synonyms

Didelphis ursina Shaw, 1800
Phascolomys bassii Lesson, 1827
Wombatus fossor Desmarest, 1804
Phascolomys fuscus Tiedemann, 1808
Phascolomis vombatus Leach, 1815
Phascolomys wombat Lesueur & Petit, 1808

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [cd0c6713-1ba0-48a7-860e-c5c5f4610f96]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vombatus ursinus ursinus (Shaw, 1800)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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