Petrogale concinna concinna Gould, 1842

Victoria River nabarlek



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (DEPWS, 2021)

Last record: 1839 (specimen); 1900-1909 (uncofirmed second specimen) (Eldridge, 1997)



Victoria River District, Northern Territory, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gould, John. (1842). On a New Species of PetrogaleP. concinna. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1842: 57-58.


Other references:

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security. (2021). Nabarlek (Victoria River District): Petrogale concinna concinna. Threatened species of the Northern Territory. Available at: [Accessed 21 August 2022]

Eldridge, M. D. B. (1997). Taxonomy of rock-wallabies, Petrogale (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). II. An historical review. Aust. Mammal. 19: 113-122.

Garnett, Stephen T., Hayward-Brown, Brittany K. et al. (2022). Australia's most imperilled vertebrates. Biological Conservation 270: 109561.

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 145]

Thomas, Oldfield. (1909). Two new mammals from northern Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 8(4): 197-198.


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