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genus

Macropus Shaw, 1790

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Macropodidae - kangaroos and wallabies »  subfamily Macropodinae

Scientific synonyms

Boriogale Owen, 1874
Dendrodorcopsis Rothschild, 1903
Gerboides Gervais, 1855
Gigantomys Link, 1794
Halmatopus Wagner, 1841
Halmaturus Illiger, 1811
Kalmaturus Gervais, 1835
Kanguroo Lacépède, 1799
Kangurus Geoffroy & Cuvier, 1795
Macropus (Macropus) Shaw, 1790

Type taxon:Macropus giganteus Shaw, 1790

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

species Macropus fuliginosus (Desmarest, 1817) - Western Grey Kangaroo

Macropus fuliginosus

species Macropus giganteus Shaw, 1790 - Eastern Grey Kangaroo

Macropus giganteus


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9e6a0bba-de5b-4465-8544-aa8fe3943fab]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Macropus Shaw, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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