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Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby)

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-necked wallaby or Bennett's wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) is a medium-sized macropod marsupial (wallaby), common in the more temperate and fertile parts of eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
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Infraspecies

Macropus rufogriseus banksianus (Red-necked wallaby)
Macropus rufogriseus fruticus (Red-necked wallaby)
Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus (Red-necked wallaby)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
26
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.68
EDGE Score: 2.46

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  35.715 lbs (16.20 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 1 month
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 8 months
Gestation [1]  29 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  15 years
Weaning [1]  6 months 7 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Predators

Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle)[3]
Canis lupus dingo (domestic dog)[4]
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor)[5]

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
3Breeding Biology and Diet of the Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax in the New England Region of New South Wales, S.J.S. DEBUS, T.S. HATFIELD, A.J. LEY and A.B. ROSE, AUSTRALIAN FIELD ORNITHOLOGY 2007, 24, 93–120
49.1 Dingo, Canis lupus dingo, L.K. Corbett, Sillero-Zubiri, C., Hoffmann, M. and Macdonald, D.W. (eds). 2004. Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 430 pp.
5Diet of the Lace Monitor Lizard (Varanus varius) in south-eastern Australia, Brian W. Weavers, Australian Zoologist, Vol. 25(3) 83-85
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
7Gibson, 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 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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