Taxon profile


Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby
Petrogale xanthopus Gray, 1855

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

Other names

= Ring-tailed Rock Wallaby
= Ringelschwanz-felsenkänguru
= Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby

Near Threatened


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Petrogale xanthopus celeris Le Souef, 1924 - Queensland Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby
subspecies Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus J.E. Gray, 1855 - South Australia Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [b22af0c8-914a-4947-abad-ce7deaecf967]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Petrogale xanthopus Gray, 1855]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Petrogale xanthopus Gray, 1854]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [56:gelbfuss-felsenkaenguru]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Petrogale xanthopus Gray, 1855]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Petrogale xanthopus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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