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Taxon profile

family

kangaroos and wallabies
Macropodidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  suborder Macropodiformes

Temporal range:Tertiary > Neogene > Miocene > Middle Miocene – recent

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Images

Macropus rufogriseus - Red-necked Wallaby

Macropus rufogriseus - Red-necked Wallaby

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Macropus rufus - Red Kangaroo

Macropus rufus - Red Kangaroo

Author: Milan Kořínek

Macropus eugenii - Tammar Wallaby

Macropus eugenii - Tammar Wallaby

Author: Milan Kořínek
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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subfamily Macropodinae
subfamily Sthenurinae Glauert, 1926

Fossil taxa

subfamily Potoroinae

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104869]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Macropodidae Gray, 1821]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [72e28d9f-375f-4728-bd99-d2b2a5d1f1f2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Macropodidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Macropodidae]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Macropodidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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Explanations

extinct taxon