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Macropus eugenii (Tammar Wallaby)

Wikipedia Abstract

The tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), also known as the dama wallaby or darma wallaby, is a small macropod native to South and Western Australia. Though its geographical range has been severely reduced since European colonisation, the tammar remains common within its reduced range and is listed as "Least Concern" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.85
EDGE Score: 2.47


Adult Weight [1]  14.33 lbs (6.50 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  0.429 grams
Female Maturity [1]  9 months 4 days
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  28 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  15 years
Nocturnal [3]  Yes
Weaning [1]  10 months 25 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Coolgardie woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Esperance mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Mount Lofty woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Australia savanna Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Australia woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fitzgerald River National Park II 732417 Western Australia, Australia
Flinders Chase National Park II 81245 South Australia, Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Southwest Australia Australia No

Prey / Diet

Acacia pulchella (Prickly Moses)[4]
Centaurium erythraea (European centaury)[4]
Eucalyptus marginata (jarrah)[4]
Gastrolobium bilobum (Heart-leaved Poison)[4]
Hakea lissocarpha[4]
Juncus pallidus[4]
Lepidosperma tenue[4]
Leptomeria cunninghamii[4]
Leucopogon capitellatus[4]
Leucopogon verticillatus (Tassel flower)[4]
Lomandra sericea[4]
Lomandra sonderi[4]
Opercularia hispidula[4]
Rytidosperma setaceum (Small-flowered Wallaby-grass)[4]
Tetraria octandra[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Callipappus farinosus1
Calyptorhynchus baudinii (Long-billed Black Cockatoo)1
Calyptorhynchus latirostris (Short-billed Black Cockatoo)1
Dysmicoccus mundaringae1
Epicoccus acaciae1
Maconellicoccus lanigerus1
Macropus fuliginosus (Western Grey Kangaroo)10
Macropus irma (Western Brush Wallaby)10
Monaonidiella nivea1
Newsteadia tasmaniensis1
Pseudocheirus peregrinus occidentalis (Western ringtail)1
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail)4
Trullifiorinia acaciae1


Parasitized by 
Austrostrongylus thylogale <Unverified Name>[5]
Bandia tammar <Unverified Name>[6]
Breinlia mundayi <Unverified Name>[6]
Cloacina clarkae <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina curta <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina kartana <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina macropodis <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina petrogale <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina phaeax <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina similis <Unverified Name>[5]
Cloacina smalesae <Unverified Name>[5]
Cyclostrongylus kartana <Unverified Name>[5]
Cyclostrongylus wallabiae <Unverified Name>[5]
Echinococcus granulosus[5]
Eimeria flindersi <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria hestermani <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria macropodis <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria prionotemni <Unverified Name>[6]
Eimeria toganmainensis <Unverified Name>[6]
Entamoeba histolytica[6]
Fasciola hepatica (common liver fluke)[5]
Filarinema beveridgei <Unverified Name>[5]
Filarinema haycocki <Unverified Name>[5]
Giardia duodenalis <Unverified Name>[6]
Globocephaloides trifidospicularis[5]
Hammondia hammondi <Unverified Name>[6]
Heterodoxus calabyi[6]
Hyostrongylus rubidus[6]
Labiomultiplex eugenii <Unverified Name>[5]
Labiostrongylus australis <Unverified Name>[6]
Labiostrongylus eugenii <Unverified Name>[5]
Labiostrongylus longispicularis <Unverified Name>[5]
Labiostrongylus thomasae <Unverified Name>[6]
Macropodinium hallae <Unverified Name>[6]
Macropodinium ocallaghani <Unverified Name>[6]
Ortholfersia bequaerti[6]
Pelecitus roemeri <Unverified Name>[6]
Polycosta parma <Unverified Name>[6]
Popovastrongylus pearsoni <Unverified Name>[5]
Progamotaenia ewersi <Unverified Name>[5]
Progamotaenia festiva <Unverified Name>[5]
Progamotaenia macropodis <Unverified Name>[5]
Rugopharynx australis[5]
Rugopharynx rho <Unverified Name>[5]
Toxoplasma gondii <Unverified Name>[6]
Triplotaenia undosa <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Albuquerque Biological Park
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Cleland Wildlife Park
Dakota Zoo
Dierenpark Amersfoort
Dierenpark Wissel
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Ellen Trout Zoo
Great Plains Zoo
Hattiesburg Zoo
Healesville Sanctuary
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Kharkiv Zoo
Kyiv Zoological Park
Lake Superior Zoological Gardens
Lehigh Valley Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Mitchell Park Zoo
Monarto Zoological Parkeugenii
Nagyerdei Kultúrpark KHT.
National Zoo & Aquarium
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFT
Ogrod Zoologiczny im. Stefana Milera
Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez
Perth Zoological Gardens
Phoenix Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Sedgwick County Zoo
Sequoia Park Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Szeged Zoo
Taronga Zoo
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Wellington Zoo Trusteugenii
Xantus János Állatkert Kht.
Zoo and Aqua-Terrarium Ltd. Pécs
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig

Range Map




Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
4Diet of herbivorous marsupials in a Eucalyptus marginata forest and their impact on the understorey vegetation, K A Shepherd, G W Wardell-Johnson, W A Loneragan & D T Bell, Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 80:47-54, 1997
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access