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Dorcopsis atrata (Black Dorcopsis)

Wikipedia Abstract

The black dorcopsis or black forest wallaby (Dorcopsis atrata) is a species of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Dorcopsis atrata

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Dorcopsis atrata

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
62
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.52
EDGE Score: 4.79

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  13.04 lbs (5.92 kg)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Trobriand Islands rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Oi Mada Wara Wildlife Management Area 55715 Papua New Guinea    

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Goodenough Mountains Papua New Guinea  

Range Map

Link to Map
Australia;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access