Lasiorhinus Krefftii gillespiei

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This specimen is a syntype for the species "Lasiorhinus krefftii barnardi". A syntype is a specimen in a series or collection of specimens upon wich the description and name of a new species is based, where there is no designated holotype.

It is otherwise known as the Hairy-nosed wombat. This is a critically endangered species, now found only in a small area in Queensland, Australia, but historically had a much wider range across Eastern Australia.
Taxonomic classification
Lasiorhinus Krefftii gillespiei
Common name
Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat
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Natural Science/Zoology
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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