Mareeba rock-wallaby

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Mareeba rock-wallaby[1]
Mareeba Rock Wallaby and Joey at Granite Gorge.jpg
Scientific classification
P. mareeba
Binomial name
Petrogale mareeba
Eldridge & Close, 1992
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Mareeba rock-wallaby range
Mareeba rock-wallaby with baby

The Mareeba rock-wallaby (Petrogale mareeba) is a species of rock-wallaby found around Mareeba in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It is a member of a group of seven very closely related species which also include the Cape York rock-wallaby (P. coenensis), the unadorned rock-wallaby (P. inornata) and the allied rock-wallaby (P. assimilis).

The Mareeba rock-wallaby is found in the highlands west of Cairns from around Mount Garnet to the Mitchell River and Mount Carbine, and inland to Mungana.[3]


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 68. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Winter, J.; Burnett, S. & Martin, R. (2008). "Petrogale mareeba". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  3. ^ Menkhorst, Peter (2001). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Oxford University Press. p. 130.

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