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This specimen is the neotype for the species "Macropus giganteus giganteus", otherwise known as the Eastern Grey Kangaroo. A neotype is a single type specimin upon which the name and description of a species is based when the origional holotype has been lost or destroyed, or an original specimen was never cited.

The Eastern Grey Kangaroo is found in Southern and Eastern Australia.
Taxonomic classification
Macropus Giganteus giganteus
Common name
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
09 Nov 1960
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/ 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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