Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby - Other State: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Petrogale xanthopus
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 07 Sep 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Other State Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
QLD Known None
SA Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby - Other State is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Arid shrublands (Acacia sub-formation)
    • Sand Plain Mulga Shrublands
      • Cabbage-tree Wattle shrubland of the inland plains and drainage lines
    • Stony Desert Mulga Shrublands
      • Bastard Mulga tall open shrubland of the semi-arid (hot) and arid climate zones
      • Black Oak - Western Rosewood - bluebush/saltbush low sparse woodland on gravel downs in the arid climate zone
      • Curly Mallee - bluebush open woodland of the arid zone
      • Desert Paper-bark shrubland wetland of semi-arid and arid climate zone watercourses.
      • Heather Bush - Mulga - Umbrella Mulga open shrubland on gravelly rises mainly in the Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • Horse Mulga - Umbrella Mulga shrubland on ranges in the arid and semi-arid climate zones
      • Mulga - Dead Finish on stony hills mainly of the Channel Country Bioregion and Broken Hill Complex Bioregion
      • Mulga - Rock Fuchsia-bush sparse shrubland of silcrete scarps and mesas of the Channel Country Bioregion
      • Mulga shrubland on stony rises in the arid and semi-arid climate zones, mainly in the Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • Porcupine Grass - Red Mallee - Gum Coolabah hummock grassland / low sparse woodland on metamorphic ranges on the Barrier Range, Broken Hill Complex Bioregion
      • Umbrella Mulga - Beefwood open shrubland on Peery Hills, Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • White Cypress Pine - Mulga low open woodland on the stony ranges of the arid zone (far north western NSW).
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  • Arid shrublands (Chenopod sub-formation)
    • Aeolian Chenopod Shrublands
      • Black Bluebush low open shrubland of the alluvial plains and sandplains of the arid and semi-arid zones
      • Low Bluebush - Bladder Saltbush open shrubland of the arid zone
      • Pearl Bluebush low open shrubland of the arid and semi-arid plains
    • Gibber Chenopod Shrublands
      • Bladder Saltbush shrubland on stony plains and downs of the arid zone
      • Bluebush shrubland on stony rises and downs in the arid and semi-arid zones
      • Bottlewasher - Copperburr grassland of the arid zone
      • Cotton Bush - copperburr open shrubland of the arid climate zone
      • Kerosene Grass - Mulka grass - short grassland/forbland of the arid zone
      • Mitchell Grass - saltbush grassland/shrubland of the gibber downs of the arid climate zone
      • Prickly Wattle open shrubland of drainage lines on stony rises and plains of the arid climate zone
      • Shrubby Twinleaf - saltbush open shrubland on silcrete scarps of the arid zone
      • Windmill Grass - love grass - daisy derived grassland/forbland of arid climate zone
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