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Definition of Macropus

Macropus
Macropus Mac"ro*pus, n. [NL. See Macropod.] (Zo["o]l.) genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo.

Meaning of Macropus from wikipedia

- kangaroo: Macropus rufusMacropus titan (or †Macropus giganteus titan) †Macropus pearsoniMacropus pavanaMacropus thor Subgenus Macropus Western grey...
- The red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) is the largest of all kangaroos, the largest terrestrial mammal native to Australia, and the largest extant marsupial...
- Typical wallabies of the genus Macropus, like the agile wallaby (Macropus agilis), and the red-necked wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) are most closely related...
- kangaroo was described by George Shaw in 1790 as Macropus giganteus. There are two subspecies: Macropus giganteus giganteus - found in eastern and central...
- taxon later submerged as a subgenus of Macropus, and recognised an affinity with his earlier description of Macropus robustus (known as the euro or wallaroo)...
- wallaroo, Macropus robustus Red kangaroo, Macropus rufus Subgenus Macropus Western grey kangaroo, Macropus fuliginosus Eastern grey kangaroo, Macropus giganteus...
- The tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), also known as the dama wallaby or darma wallaby, is a small macropod native to South and Western Australia. Though...
- The red-necked wallaby or Bennett's wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) is a medium-sized macropod marsupial (wallaby), common in the more temperate and fertile...
- but the young are even darker than those of anatum. Falco peregrinus macropus, described by Swainson in 1837, is the Australian peregrine falcon. It...
- kangaroo: Macropus fuliginosus fuliginosus (commonly known as the Kangaroo Island kangaroo), which is endemic to Kangaroo Island, South Australia Macropus fuliginosus...
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