Lasiorhinus

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Lasiorhinus[1]
Wombat 1.jpg
Southern hairy-nosed wombat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Vombatidae
Genus: Lasiorhinus
Gray, 1863
Type species
Lasiorhinus latifrons
Owen, 1845
Species

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Lasiorhinus is the genus containing the two extant hairy-nosed wombats, which are found in Australia. The southern hairy-nosed wombat is found in some of the semiarid to arid regions belt from New South Wales southwest to the South Australia-Western Australia border. The IUCN categorises it as Least Concern. Conversely, the northern hairy-nosed wombat is categorised as Critically Endangered and only survives in a 3-km2 range within the Epping Forest National Park in Queensland, but formerly also existed in Victoria and New South Wales.

Species[edit]

The genus includes the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). "Genus Lasiorhinus". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 43–44. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
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  5. ^ Johnson, Chris (2006-11-02). Australia's Mammal Extinctions: A 50,000-Year History. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521686600. 
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  7. ^ Johnson (2002). "Determinants of loss of mammal species during the Late Quaternary 'megafauna' extinctions: life history and ecology, but not body size." (PDF). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 269: 2221—2227. 
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