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Threatened species

Red-legged Pademelon - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Thylogale stigmatica
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 21 Jun 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Red-legged Pademelon 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
Wyong Known West of Sydney-Newcastle Freeway
Yengo Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

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

  • 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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    • Littoral Rainforests
      • Tuckeroo - Yellow Tulipwood - Red fruited Olive Plum Littoral Rainforest of the lower North Coast
    • 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 (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • 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 - 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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