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Petrogale godmani

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA DIPROTODONTIA MACROPODIDAE

Scientific Name: Petrogale godmani
Species Authority: Thomas, 1923
Common Name(s):
English Godman's Rock Wallaby

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Winter, J., Burnett, S. & Martin, R.
Reviewer(s): Lamoreux, J. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large and stable population, and because there are no major threats likely to be causing a major decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to north-eastern Queensland, where it is restricted to the area between Mitchell River and near Mount Carbine, west to 'Pinnacles' and north to Bathurst Head (Eldridge and Close 2008).
Countries:
Native:
Australia (Queensland)
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Population [top]

Population: This species is common.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in areas of rocky outcrops and plateaus.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There appear to be no major threats to this species, but there may be some competition from domestic and feral exotic herbivores (Maxwell et al. 1996). Feral cats may take a few young animals.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has been recorded from protected areas, including the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the northern Carbine Tableland. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, and natural history of this species.

Citation: Winter, J., Burnett, S. & Martin, R. 2008. Petrogale godmani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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