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Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758
FERAL HORSE
Horse, Brumby

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Equus caballus
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Equus caballus

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Species Equus (Equus) caballus Linnaeus, 1758

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Species Equus (Equus) caballus Linnaeus, 1758

Brumby, Horse

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Introduced from Europe.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Pine Creek (PCK), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Tanami (TAN), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Diurnal, folivore, gregarious, herbivore, low shrubland, montane, open forest, terrestrial, tussock grassland.

Extra Ecological Information

Feral.

 

General References

Bennett, D.K. 1980. Stripes do not a zebra make, Part 1: a cladistic analysis of Equus . Systematic Zoology 29 : 272-287

Berman, D. 1995. Brumby Equus caballus . pp. 710-711 in Strahan, R. (ed.). The Mammals of Australia: The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife . Sydney : Reed New Holland 756 pp.

Clutton-Brock, J. 1981. Domesticated Animals from Early Times . London : British Museum 208 pp.

Dobbie, W.R., Berman, D.McK. & Braysher, M.L. 1993. Managing vertebrate pests: Feral horses . Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service 123 pp.

Eisenmann, V. 1979. Caractères évolutifs et phylogénie du genre Equus (Mammalia, Perissodactyla). Comptes Rendus (Hebdomadaires) des Séances de l'Academie des Sciences. Série D. Sciences Naturelles Sér. D 288 : 497-500

Eisenmann, V. & Turlot, J.-C. 1978. Sur la taxonomie du genre Equus (Équidés). Description et discrimination des espèces d'après les données crâniométrigues. Cahiers Analyse Données 3 : 179-201

Groves, C.P. 1974. Horses, Asses and Zebras in the Wild . London : David & Charles (Holdings) 192 pp.

Groves, C.P. & Willoughby, D.P. 1981. Studies on the taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Equus. 1. Subgeneric classification of the recent species. Mammalia 45 : 321-354

Hafez, E.S.E., Williams, M. & Wierzbowski, S. 1962. The behaviour of horses. pp. 370-396 in Hafez, E.S.E. (ed.). The Behaviour of Domestic Animals . London : Baillière, Tindall & Cox.

Letts, G.A., Bassingthwaighte, A. & de Vos, W.E.L. 1979. Feral Animals in the Northern Territory. Report of the Board of Inquiry 1979 . N.T. : Govt. Printer xvi 234 pp.

Long, J.L. 1972. Introduced birds and mammals in Western Australia. Agricultural Protection Board Western Australia Technical Service 1 : 1-30

McKnight, T. 1976. Friendly vermin. A survey of feral livestock in Australia. University of California Publications in Geography 21 : i-viii 1-104

Pilkington, M. & Wilson, G. 1993. Australian horses as a primary industry . Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service 113 pp.

Rolls, E.C. 1969. They All Ran Wild. The Story of Pests on the Land in Australia . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 444 pp. 21 pls.

Willoughby, D.P. 1974. The Empire of Equus . Cranbury : A.S. Barnes & Co. 475 pp.

 

Common Name References

ABRS 2001. Census of Australian Vertebrates. Australian Biological Resources Study. (Horse)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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