Thylogale Gray, 1837,

Rose, Randolph W. & Rose, Robert K., 2018, Thylogale billardierii (Diprotodontia: Macropodidae), Mammalian Species 50 (965), pp. 100-108: 100-101

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http://doi.org/ 10.1093/mspecies/sey012

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4967373

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scientific name

Thylogale Gray, 1837
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Thylogale Gray, 1837 

Thylogale: Gray, 1837:583  . Part; subgenus of Halmaturus  .

Type species Halmaturus  [( Thylogale  )] eugenii Gray, 1837 (= Halmaturus thetis Lesson, 1827  ) by monotypy.

CONTEXT AND CONTENT. Order Diprotodontia  , superfamily Macropodoidea  ,family Macropodidae  , subfamily Macropodinae  . The genus Thylogale  includes the following 6 living species ( Calaby and Richardson 1988; Groves 1993): Thylogale browni  , T. brunii  , T. calabyi  , T. stigmatica  , and T. thetis  . A key to species of Thylogale  (derived from LeSouef et al. 1926; Flannery 1992, 1995; Menkhorst and Knight 2001) follows:

1. Belly fur white to the roots. Distribution: Aru, Kei, other islands, and southern Papua New Guinea …………… … … … … … … … … … … … … … … …. … T. b r u n i i

Belly fur gray, orange, cream, other………………………2

2. Neck, shoulders, and forehead rich rufousred, belly fur cream, no cheek- or hip-stripes. Distribution: coastal rain- and wet sclerophyll forests from central Queensland to central New South Wales ………………………......…………..…… T. thetis 

Neck and shoulders gray or brown…………………..……3

3. White cheek-stripe and buff hip-stripe, reddish legs. Distribution: tip of Cape York, Queensland to Tamworth, New South Wales; Papua New Guinea south of Fly River ………………………...……………...…… T. stigmatica 

Lacks both cheek- and hip-stripes………………...………4

4. Belly fur orange to rufous-red, no facial or hip markings. Distribution: now restricted to Tasmania ……………… …………………………………...…..…… T. billardierii 

Belly fur gray…………………………………..…………5

5. Gray belly fur tipped with yellow, densely furred tail, small body size, well-marked hip-stripe, axils of limbs with small patches of bare skin. Distribution: alpine zone of eastern Papua New Guinea ………………………...……………… T. calabyi 

Gray belly fur without yellow fringe, no hip-stripe, large patches of bare skin in axils of limbs. Distribution: northern Papua New Guinea and Northeastern IrianJaya………………….……………… T. browni 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Diprotodontia

Family

Macropodidae

Loc

Thylogale Gray, 1837

Rose, Randolph W. & Rose, Robert K. 2018
2018
Loc

Thylogale

: Gray 1837: 583
1837
Loc

Halmaturus

Illiger 1811
1811