New Information about the Holotype, in the Macleay Museum, of the Allied Rock-wallaby Petrogale assimilis Ramsay, 1877 (Marsupialia, Macropodidae)

Graham R Fulton

Abstract


The location of the missing holotype of the Allied Rock-wallaby Petrogale assimilis is given as the Macleay Museum. Background information about its collection during the Chevert Expedition of 1875, obtained from Sir William Macleay’s personal journal, sheds further light on the history of this important specimen.

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