Parma Wallaby - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Macropus parma
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 07 Sep 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Parma Wallaby is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Moss Vale Predicted None
Pittwater Known None
Wollemi Known None
Wyong Known None
Yengo Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Parma Wallaby - Sydney Basin is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Northern Escarpment Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • New England Blackbutt - Diehard Stringybark dry open forest of the escarpment ranges of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Diehard Stringybark shrubby open forest on the Northern Tablelands escarpment and Barrington Tops
    • Northern Tableland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Stringybark shrubby open forest of the north east parts of the New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Sydney Peppermint heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark - Smooth-barked Apple forest on shale outcrops, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
    • Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue-leaved Ironbark - pine shrubby open forest on hills in the Capertee Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Narrow-leaved Stringybark - Inland Scribbly Gum shrubby open forest of the western Capertee Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Inland Scribbly Gum - Grey Gum - Narrow-leaved Ironbark shrubby open forest on hills of western Capertee Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Slaty Box - Grey Gum shrubby woodland on footslopes of the upper Hunter Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Rainforests
    • Cool Temperate Rainforests
      • Antarctic Beech - Black Olive Berry - Sassafras cool temperate rainforest in high altitude areas of the Barrington Tops
      • Antarctic Beech - Sassafras cool temperate rainforest in high altitude areas of the Barrington Tops
      • Black Olive Berry - Rough Possumwood cool temperate rainforest of eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Black Bean - Weeping Lilly Pilly riparian rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Myrtle - Grey Gum gully dry rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Grey Myrtle sheltered gully dry rainforest in gullies of the Sydney Basin
      • Hoop Pine - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Rusty Fig - Native Quince - Native Olive dry rainforest of the Central Hunter Valley
      • Sandpaper Fig - Whalebone Tree warm temperate rainforest
      • Shatterwood - Giant Stinging Tree - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Whalebone Tree - Red Kamala dry subtropical rainforest of the lower Hunter River
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    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Bangalow Palm - Coachwood - Sassafras gully warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast
      • Coachwood - Soft Corkwood - Crabapple warm temperate rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Lilly Pilly - Coachwood gully warm temperate rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Sassafras - Crabapple - Soft Corkwood warm temperate rainforest of the North Coast
      • Sassafras - Grey Possumwood warm temperate rainforest of the New England escarpment
      • Sassafras - Prickly Ash - Lilly Pilly warm temperate rainforest on ranges of the Barrington Tops and lower North Coast
      • Weeping Lilly Pilly - Water Gum riparian warm temperate rainforest of the lower North Coast
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    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Black Booyong - Brown Beech - Soft Corkwood - Rosewood Subtropical Rainforest on the escarpment of the lower North Coast
      • Black Booyong - Giant Stinging Tree - Rosewood - Moreton Bay Fig lowland subtropical rainforest of the lower North Coast
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Sandpaper Fig dry subtropical rainforest at Mt Yengo
      • Rosewood - Brown Beech sub-tropical rainforest on ranges of the lower North Coast and Barrington Tops
      • Soft Corkwood - Yellow Carabeen - Cryptocarya spp. subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Booyong - Fig subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Rough-barked Apple - Turpentine - ferny tall open forest of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood dry grassy open forest of the central parts NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt grassy open forest of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box tall moist forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Rough-barked Apple - Forest Oak - Grey Gum grassy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Rough-barked Apple - Grey Gum grassy open forest of the hinterland hills of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum - Kangaroo Grass grassy tall open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt grass tall open forest of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Spotted Gum - Grey Gum grassy tall open forest of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood dry grassy forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Rough-barked Apple - Forest Oak moist shrubby tall open forest of the Central Coast
      • Turpentine - Rough-barked Apple - Mountain Blue Gum shrubby open forest on ranges of the Sydney Basin
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    • Northern Tableland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Dorrigo White Gum open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Silvertop Stringybark - Tussock Grass shrub - grass open forest of western Barrington Tops
      • Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Round-leaved Gum tall open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Messmate - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrub-grass tall open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Tallowwood open forest of the escarpment ranges of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Silvertop Stringybark grassy open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
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    • Southern Lowland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark open forest in the Pittwater and Wagstaffe area, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Southern Tableland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Deane's Gum - Mountain Grey Gum - Turpentine tall moist forest on shale, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Sydney Blue Gum mesic tall open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt tall moist forest of the coastal ranges of the central and southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby moist forest of the escarpment ranges of central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Dunn's White Gum tall open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box - Tallowwood mesic tall open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
      • Grey Myrtle - Mountain Blue Gum - Rough-barked Apple ferny tall open forest in sandstone gullies of the Sydney Basin
      • Large-fruited Grey Gum - White Mahogany shrub - grass open forest on the slopes of Barrington Tops and lower North Coast
      • Messmate - Forest Ribbon Gum - New England Blackbutt shrub - grass tall open forest of Barrington Tops and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • Pink Bloodwood - Tallowwood moist open forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Blackbutt open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Spotted Gum - Brush Box moist forest of ranges of the southern Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark shrubby open forest of the Richmond Range of the NSW North Coast
      • Steel Box shrubby open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Deane's Gum - River Peppermint shrubby riparian tall forest of the lower Colo River, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Lilly Pilly mesic tall open forest of coastal ranges and tablelands escarpment
      • Sydney Blue Gum – New England Blackbutt - Whitetop Box moist shrub – grass tall open forest of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrubby forest of the southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrubby tall open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the central NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany - Spotted Gum moist open forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum shrub - grass tall open forest on ranges of lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Turpentine moist open forest of the ranges of the Nymboida area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Grey Myrtle forest of sheltered sandstone gullies of the Central Coast hinterland, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Mahogany - Turpentine moist shrubby tall open forest
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    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brown Barrel - gum moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood tall moist forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Messmate - Die-hard Stringybark semi-mesic ferny tall open forest of Barrington Tops
      • Messmate grassy tall open forest on Barrington and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • Messmate open forest of the tableland edge of the NSW North Coast Bioregionand New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Mountain Gum - Brown Barrel - Snow Gum shrub - grass tall open forest of northern Barrington Tops
      • New England Blackbutt - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy tall open forest of the Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • New England Blackbutt - Messmate open forest of eastern parts of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Round-leaved Gum - Messmate open forest of the eastern edge of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist shrubby forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood semi-mesic tall open forest at intermediate altitudes of lower North Coast
      • New England Blackbutt tall moist forest of the escarpment ranges of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Round-leaved Gum open forest of the tableland edge of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Tallowwood - Soft Corkwood moist forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Tallowwood semi-mesic tall open forest at intermediate altitudes of the lower North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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