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Lasiorhinus latifrons (Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The southern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) is one of three species of wombats. It is found in scattered areas of semiarid scrub and mallee from the eastern Nullarbor Plain to the New South Wales border area. It is the smallest of all three wombat species. The young often do not survive dry seasons. It is the state animal of South Australia.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
13
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
39
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 26.14
EDGE Score: 3.3

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  56.218 lbs (25.50 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 6 months
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 6 months
Gestation [1]  21 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  30 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Weaning [1]  10 months 12 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Nullarbor National Park 1428583 South Australia, Australia      
Nullarbor Regional Reserve 5606609 South Australia, Australia      
Yalata Indigenous Protected Area 1147137 South Australia, Australia      
Yellabinna Regional Reserve 4944322 South Australia, Australia      

Emblem of

South Australia

Predators

Boopia dubia[3]
Echidnophaga myrmecobii (Red flea)[3]

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

Australia;

External References

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Citations

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
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
4International Flea Database
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF 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
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