Lasiorhinus krefftii barnardi (Longman, 1939:283)

Northern hairy-nosed wombat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Lasiorhinus latifrons barnardi Longman, 1939:283 (basionym)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Crossman, 1988)



Queensland, Australia

Type locality: "Epping Forest Station, 75 km west of Clermont, Qld." (Dawson, 1988:48)


Biology & Ecology





QM 6239 (male; skin & skull) (Dawson, 1988:48)

QM 6240 (skull) (Dawson, 1988:48)

QM 6283 (skull) (Dawson, 1988:48)

QM 6284 (skull) (Dawson, 1988:48)






Original scientific description:

Longman, H. A. (1939). A central Queensland wombat. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 11: 283-287, pl. 26.


Other references:

Crossman, D. (1988). Lost and found. The northern hairy-nosed wombat. Wildlife in Australia 25: 8-11.

Dawson, L. J. (1988). Vombatidae, pp. 48-50. In: Walton, D. W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 5. Mammalia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service. x + 273 pp.

Fisher, Diana O. (2011). Trajectories from extinction: where are missing mammals rediscovered? Global Ecology & Biogeography 20: 415-425. [Appendix S1]

Horsup, A. and Johnson, C. N. (2023). Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat, Lasiorhinus krefftii, pp. 205-207. In: Baker, Andrew M. and Gynther, Ian C. (eds.). Strahan’s Mammals of Australia (4th ed.). Wahroonga, NSW: Reed New Holland Publishers. 848 pp.

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 99]


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