Taxon profile


Swamp Wallaby
Wallabia bicolor (Desmarest, 1804)

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

Scientific synonyms

Kangurus bicolor Desmarest, 1804
Halmaturus apicalis Günther, 1874
Walabia elegans
Halmaturus lessonii Gray, 1837
Halmaturus mastersii Krefft, 1867
Halmaturus mastersii Krefft, 1871
Halmaturus nemoralis Wagner, 1842
Kangurus ualabatus Lesson & Garnot, 1827
Macropus ualabatus Thomas & Dollman, 1909
Macropus welsbyi Longman, 1922

Other names

= Black Wallaby
= Black-tailed Wallaby

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [40575]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Wallabia bicolor (Desmarest, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0c826b9b-6863-4845-b851-35864ec2ebb5]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Wallabia bicolor (Desmarest, 1804)]
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 Wallabia bicolor Desmarest, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [58:sumpfwallaby]

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 Wallabia bicolor (Desmarest, 1804)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Wallabia bicolor]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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