Males - 425 to 548mm head and body length with a tail length of 420 to 530mm. Weight around 4.5kg. General colour varies according to type of rock on which it lives. Mostly grey-brown above, paler sandy brown-buff on underparts, forearms, hindlegs and bae of tail. Some are considerably darker. Pale cheek stripe. Tail darkens distally with a slight brush. Dirty white tail-tip of variable lenght occassionally present in some northern populations.
Females - 425 to 500mm head and body length with a tail length of 415 to 441mm. Weight around 3.8kg. Appearance similar to males.
The Mareeba Rock-Wallaby can be found only in Northern Queensland around the township of Mareeba, the Mitchell River, near Mount Carbine, west to Mungana and south to Burdekin River near Mount Garnet. The rock-wallaby is a cryptic species which is difficult to distinguish from the Allied Rock-Wallaby and Sharman's Rock-Wallaby. The Mareeba Rock-Wallaby was only described as a seperate species in 1992, before that it was generally described as a sub-species of the Brush-Tailed Rock-Wallaby. There is little known about the biology of the Mareeba Rock-Wallaby, however it is thought to be similar to the Allied Rock-Wallaby.
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